Definition of stop-start in English:

stop-start

Syllabification: stop-start
(also stop-and-start)

adjective

informal
  • Alternately stopping and starting; progressing with interruptions: a $150 stop-start taxi ride
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    • Less experienced players could find the game a stop-start journey as they puzzle over what to do next.
    • The bus continued its jilted stop-start progression through the streets of Northern London and my eyes wandered again.
    • He also pointed out that stop-start driving creates far more pollution than steady speed progress.

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