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stop·ple

 (stŏp′əl)
n.
A stopper; a plug.
tr.v. stop·pled, stop·pling, stop·ples
To close with a stopper or plug.

[Middle English stoppell, from Middle English stoppen, to stop; see stop.]

stopple

(ˈstɒpəl)
n
another word for stopper1
vb
another word for stopper4

stop•ple

(ˈstɒp əl)

n., v. -pled, -pling. n.
1. a stopper, esp. for a bottle.
v.t.
2. to close or fit with a stopple.
[1350–1400]

stopple


Past participle: stoppled
Gerund: stoppling

Imperative
stopple
stopple
Present
I stopple
you stopple
he/she/it stopples
we stopple
you stopple
they stopple
Preterite
I stoppled
you stoppled
he/she/it stoppled
we stoppled
you stoppled
they stoppled
Present Continuous
I am stoppling
you are stoppling
he/she/it is stoppling
we are stoppling
you are stoppling
they are stoppling
Present Perfect
I have stoppled
you have stoppled
he/she/it has stoppled
we have stoppled
you have stoppled
they have stoppled
Past Continuous
I was stoppling
you were stoppling
he/she/it was stoppling
we were stoppling
you were stoppling
they were stoppling
Past Perfect
I had stoppled
you had stoppled
he/she/it had stoppled
we had stoppled
you had stoppled
they had stoppled
Future
I will stopple
you will stopple
he/she/it will stopple
we will stopple
you will stopple
they will stopple
Future Perfect
I will have stoppled
you will have stoppled
he/she/it will have stoppled
we will have stoppled
you will have stoppled
they will have stoppled
Future Continuous
I will be stoppling
you will be stoppling
he/she/it will be stoppling
we will be stoppling
you will be stoppling
they will be stoppling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stoppling
you have been stoppling
he/she/it has been stoppling
we have been stoppling
you have been stoppling
they have been stoppling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stoppling
you will have been stoppling
he/she/it will have been stoppling
we will have been stoppling
you will have been stoppling
they will have been stoppling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stoppling
you had been stoppling
he/she/it had been stoppling
we had been stoppling
you had been stoppling
they had been stoppling
Conditional
I would stopple
you would stopple
he/she/it would stopple
we would stopple
you would stopple
they would stopple
Past Conditional
I would have stoppled
you would have stoppled
he/she/it would have stoppled
we would have stoppled
you would have stoppled
they would have stoppled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stopple - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightlystopple - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
blockage, stoppage, occlusion, closure, block, stop - an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
bung, spile - a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
bottle cork, cork - the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)
drainplug - a removable plug for holding water in a tub or basin
earplug - a plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise
fipple - a wooden plug forming a flue pipe (as the mouthpiece of a recorder)
tampion, tompion - plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture
tampon - plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)
spigot, tap - a plug for a bunghole in a cask
Verb1.stopple - close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers"
plug, stop up, secure - fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
References in classic literature ?
The very "marks" on the bottom of a piece of rare crockery are able to throw me into a gibbering ecstasy; and I could forsake a drowning relative to help dispute about whether the stopple of a departed Buon Retiro scent-bottle was genuine or spurious.
But remember, it will not keep quite till noonday even in the coolest cellar, but drive out the stopples long ere that and follow westward the steps of Aurora.
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2: "Shut your mouth, dame, / Or with this paper shall I stopple it.
Besides a general shutdown of the cooling water system, two other options for isolating the exchanger were evaluated: A hot-tap and stopple, and a freeze plug.
After draining the system of standing water, workers had less than 45 minutes to remove the cap and install a butterfly-shaped STOPPLE plug through a 60-inch opening cut in the existing 96-inch pipe at the lie-in point to force the flow through the diversion piping.
A breakthrough occurred in the late 1760s with the advent of stopple engravings, which could be churned out in larger runs at less expense.
You will be a wise man," he says, "if you stop up your ears; nor is it enough to close them with wax; you need a denser stopple than that which they say Ulysses used for his comrades.