Definition of stop-and-go in English:

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stop-and-go

Pronunciation: /ˌstäpənˈɡō/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

[usually as modifier]
Alternate stopping and restarting of progress: stop-and-go driving
More example sentences
  • Each chapter embodies the chronology of the story it has to tell, corresponding to the stop-and-go progress of science.
  • I've also always heard that stop-and-go driving is harder on cars than freeway driving.
  • Thus it achieves markedly better mileage in stop-and-go city driving than on the open highway.

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Syllabification: stop-and-go

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