Stopple+or+stopper

  • 1 Stopple — Stop ple, n. [Cf. G. st[ o]pfel, st[ o]psel. See {Stop}, n. & v. t.] That which stops or closes the mouth of a vessel; a stopper; as, a glass stopple; a cork stopple. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stopple — [stäp′əl] n. [ME stoppel, dim. < stoppen, to STOP] a stopper, or plug vt. stoppled, stoppling to close with a stopple …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 stopple — index damper (stopper), stop Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Stopper — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Stopper >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 stopper stopper stopple Sgm: N 1 plug plug cork bung spike spill stopcock tap Sgm: N 1 rammer rammer Sgm: N 1 r …

    English dictionary for students

  • 5 stopple — /stop euhl/, n., v., stoppled, stoppling. Chiefly Northern U.S. n. 1. a stopper, esp. for a bottle. v.t. 2. to close or fit with a stopple. [1350 1400; ME stoppel. See STOP, LE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 stopple — stop•ple [[t]ˈstɒp əl[/t]] n. v. pled, pling 1) dial. a stopper, esp. for a bottle 2) dial. to close or fit with a stopple • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 stopple — /ˈstɒpəl/ (say stopuhl) Rare –noun 1. a stopper for a bottle or the like. –verb (t) (stoppled, stoppling) 2. to close or fit with a stopple. {stop + p + le} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 stopple — n. & v. n. a stopper or plug. v.tr. close with a stopple. Etymology: ME: partly f. STOP + LE(1), partly f. ESTOPPEL …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 stopple — I. noun Etymology: Middle English stoppell, from stoppen to stop Date: 14th century something that closes an aperture ; stopper, plug II. transitive verb (stoppled; stoppling) Date: circa 1795 stopper …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 stopple — stop·ple || stÉ‘pl / stÉ’pl n. cork, plug, stopper v. plug up an opening with a stopper …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 stopple — N. Amer. noun a stopper or plug. verb seal with a stopper. Origin ME: partly a shortening of OFr. estouppail bung , reinforced by stop …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 stopple — 1. noun /ˈstɒpəl/ a plug, a stopper 2. verb /ˈstɒpəl/ to plug, to stop up …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 stopper — Synonyms and related words: KO, bar, bind, block, block up, blockade, bonnet, bung, cap, caulk, ceil, check valve, chink, choke, choke off, choke up, clincher, clog, clog up, close, cock, coif, congest, constipate, cork, cover, crown, crusher,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 stopple — Synonyms and related words: bar, bind, block, block up, blockade, bung, caulk, check valve, chink, choke, choke off, choke up, clog, clog up, cock, congest, constipate, cork, cover, dam, dam up, faucet, fill, fill up, foul, jam, lid, obstipate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 stopple — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. stopper, plug, cork. See closure …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 stopper — n. Stopple, plug …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 stopple —   n. stopper; plug …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 18 plug — plÊŒg n. cork, stopper, stopple; rubber stopper for a sink; electrical connector; dongle (Computers); obstruction, block; lumpy mass that obstructs an opening (Medicine); fire hydrant; advertisement; tampon (Slang); occurrence of sexual… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 plugged — plÊŒgd adj. capped, corked; blocked, stopped; stuck in, inserted plÊŒg n. cork, stopper, stopple; rubber stopper for a sink; electrical connector; dongle (Computers); obstruction, block; lumpy mass that obstructs an opening (Medicine); fire… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 plugging — plÊŒg n. cork, stopper, stopple; rubber stopper for a sink; electrical connector; dongle (Computers); obstruction, block; lumpy mass that obstructs an opening (Medicine); fire hydrant; advertisement; tampon (Slang); occurrence of sexual… …

    English contemporary dictionary