Meaning : Connect to a vehicle:.
Hitch the trailer to the car.
Meaning : The state of inactivity following an interruption.
The negotiations were in arrest.
Held them in check.
During the halt he got some lunch.
The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow.
He spent the entire stop in his seat.
Meaning : A connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls.
Meaning : A knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it. A temporary knot.