A situation or condition in which there is no movement or activity at all,
A situation or condition in which there is no movement or activity at all
the traffic came to a standstill
deadlock: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
stand: an interruption of normal activity
At a major lunar standstill, which takes place every 18.6 years, the range of the declination of the Moon reaches a maximum. As a result, at high latitudes, the Moon appears to move in just two weeks from high in the sky to low on the horizon. ...
Standstill is a Spanish post-hardcore-band from Barcelona, formed in 1995.
complete immobility; halt
(of morality etc.): s. hána-bhágiya-síla. S. of existence: vivatta (q.v.).
A commitment undertaken at the outset of a GATT negotiation to refrain .from legislating or implementing new trade-restricting or distorting actions inconsistent with GATT rules or principles, or actions that would improve a participant's negotiating position.
He was run to a stand-still; i.e. till he could no longer move. Also broke or out of money.