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temporary stopping

Etymology: L, temporalis + AS, stoppian, to stop up
a mixture of gutta-percha, zinc oxide, white wax, and coloring, used for temporarily sealing dressings in tooth cavities. It softens on heating and rehardens at room temperature but is not hard enough to be used effectively long term in tooth areas under occlusal stress. Compare sedative filling, temporary filling.
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Members of the committee also accepted the findings of a similar study which will continue to search for suitable locations for another temporary stopping location in Holyhead.
Recent assessments by the authority have shown two temporary stopping places are needed on Anglesey - one in the centre of the island and one in the Holyhead area.
But a decision over two other temporary stopping sites looks as far away as ever after the report also recommended plans for temporary camps near Mona and Holyhead should be reviewed in their entirety, with all suggested sites considered unsuitable.
A decision on temporary stopping places around Holyhead and the centre of the Island is likely to take longer after responses raised questions about the suitability of sites.
Last month saw Anglesey Council publish a short-list of possible sites for a permanent residential site in the south of the island and another two temporary stopping places - one in the centre of the island and another in the Holyhead area.
As a result, the council will be consulting on plans to install a permanent residential site in the Menai area (to the south of the Island), as well as temporary stopping places in the centre of the island and the Holyhead area.

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