sudden stoppage

sudden stoppage

A condition probably caused by severe internal damage in an engine, causing it to come to a complete stop within one turn of a propeller or turbine.
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Sometimes, in the traces, when jerked by a sudden stoppage of the sled, or by straining to start it, he would cry out with pain.
Her ladyship had received Blanche's written announcement of the sudden stoppage of the bridal tour; and had penned the answer to Sir Patrick--the receipt of which at Ham Farm has been already described.
Due to the sudden stoppage of waste collection by the contractors, it led to a collection of waste in various locations.
Automotive seat belts are designed to safeguard the driver from harm caused due to sudden jerk on collision or sudden stoppage of the vehicle.
He has mastered the art of the loping rhetoric and the sudden stoppage for effect.
That sudden stoppage causes heart-attacks for many unsuspecting motorists behind who have to dodge a stalled car.
Abdulrahman Bin Muhammad Al-Ibrahim told Saudi Gazette that, while the blast resulted in the sudden stoppage of a generator and the leakage of gas from it, the fire which followed was a minor one which caused no injuries and has not affected the functioning of any one of the 10 water production units at SWCC's plant number four.
The four patients died after the sudden stoppage of oxygen supply on Tuesday.
There wasn't a sudden stoppage of the main rotor system.
Culver, a pharmacist who consults with the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine at UMass, and the first author of the study, said the new data would probably not result in a sudden stoppage of statin use.
Officials blamed a mechanical failure for the sudden stoppage of the rollercoaster at M&D's theme park in Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell, on Sunday.
Toyota described the repairs as a ''service campaign'' rather than a ''recall,'' saying the fault is not as serious as to trigger a sudden stoppage of the car.

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