stopgap[ stop-gap ]SEE DEFINITION OF stopgap
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STOPGAP
She was going as a stopgap to speak at a large meeting to oblige Angelica.
The stopgap was such that it must remain as it was; and every further effort was useless.
Because Brownlee knows why I'm looking for a cure to replace the stopgap.
But he knew that they were only a stopgap, only a temporarily shoring of a constantly-eroding dam.
It's a stopgap effort, just to keep things moving until Project Sea-Dredge starts functioning.
In this his Christian neighbours liked him well, insomuch as he was a kind of stay or stopgap to the infidels.
However, a stopgap was found in the person of the book-keeper, a young Englishman, who knew more of music than accounts.