stoppage
noun.
the state of inactivity following an interruption
the negotiations were in arrest|held them in check|during the halt he got some lunch|the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow|he spent the entire stop in his seat
Synonym: stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest, stop
noun.
an obstruction in a pipe or tube
we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
noun.
the act of stopping something
the third baseman made some remarkable stops|his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood
Synonym: stop