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]

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  • Stopple — Stop ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stoppled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stoppling}.] To close the mouth of anything with a stopple, or as with a stopple. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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} …  

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

  • Stopple-Technik — Die Stopple Technik eröffnet im Rohrleitungsbau und im Rohrnetzbetrieb die Möglichkeit, an Versorgungsleitungen zu arbeiten, ohne die Versorgung vollständig abzuschalten. Hierbei wird die Leitung bei vollem Druck angebohrt und zwischen zwei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

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

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