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stop down

v.
To reduce the aperture of some lens: The photographer stopped the lens down in order to increase the picture's depth of field. If your photograph is too bright, you should stop down the aperture.
See also: down, stop
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It would be much easier for me to use the Whitchurch post office, crossing Manor Way, walking down St Margaret's Road, then catch a bus from the library stop down to Whitchurch post office.
Dog Mouth's train does come, but he's no better off at the next stop down the line.
At Briggs Auto we carry a wide range of new and used cars in Kansas so stop down or schedule a test-drive in Kansas today
In Antibes, one rail stop down the line, we headed for the Old Town and not only found a fascinating maze of cobbled streets, alleyways and lanes - with patisseries that contained cakes and pastries that were works of art in themselves - but also stumbled on the magnificent Provencale Market -open every morning except Monday.
Hart didn't have to wait long to be tested, and he made a sharp stop down to his left after Elson took the ball off Stephen Carr's toes and let one fly from the inside left channel.
Admittedly the subsequent spot-kick from Steve Robinson was not the best and the save was not as incredible as Achterberg's one-fingered stop down at Millwall, but he still did superbly to get down to his left and deny the Hatters an equaliser.
I LIKE Sutton Stop down by the canal, where the barges are.
The 19-year-old denied Dean Hammond with a spectacular stop down to his right deep in injury time to preserve a point.
United keeper Anders Lindegaard, who had not had a save to make all night, was finally called into action in the 82nd minute, producing a crucial stop down to his left from Cole.
Make sure to stop down or schedule a test-drive in Lawrence today
The search doesn't stop down south and Levein is hoping to find some joy in America.
If you have got a bus stop down the road, it is going to be easy to come into town, but if you live quite a distance away, it is easier to use a car.