Definition of stop bit in English:

stop bit

noun

Telecommunications
  • (in asynchronous data transfers) one of a pattern of bits that indicate the end of a character or of the whole transmission.

    • ‘Simply configure the minicom to speak to an unused serial port, set the speed to 9,600 baud, 8 bits, no parity and 1 - stop bit.’
    • ‘The default profile is appropriate for most devices with serial consoles that operate at 9,600 baud, 8 bits, no parity and 1 stop bit.’