A stopper or plug.
- The advantage of a bottle stopple is that it will require less copper during the cleaning process.
- The stopple prevents inadvertent ejection of material stored in the hollow needle/push rod assembly.
- But word soon came over a radio that no stopples for pipelines this large could be found in the region on short notice.
Middle English: partly a shortening of Old French estouppail 'bung', reinforced by the verb stop.
Words that rhyme with stopplehopple, popple, topple
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