A glass fitting, smaller than a lid and often solid, to fill the top opening of a piece usually with a portion fitted inside the opening. Often ground to fit in place by coating with grinding compound and hand turning in the opening. A 10:1 taper is considered reasonable.
A rubber plug or cap used to attach an airlock to a bottle and to plug bottles
close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers"
a rubber seal that fits in your lid or mouth of your carboy
A short piece of rope having a knot at one or both ends, with a lanyard under the knot, -- used to secure something.
A short rope, device, or knot used to hold something in place temporarily or to check a rope from running
short length of rope or chain firmly secured at one end; used in securing or checking a running line.
A rope used to prevent another coming loose or unreeving.
One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in a vessel.
Water gushing steeply over a ledge, weir or rocks and recirculating continuously once it hits the bottom.
A reversal powerful enough to stop a raft momentarily. Also called a stopper wave. See Keeper.
a powerful breaking wave or hole that kills forward momentum
The upper central defender. His main responsibility is to mark the central striker of the opposing team.
A central defender who usually marks the opposition's center forward.
Plays right in front of the sweeper and is responsible defensively either for the first forward down field or the first midfielder down field (depending on the way the team plays)
the defender that marks the best scorer on the attacking team, often the opposition's striker; exists only in a man-to-man defense.
A high card (normally, an honor) whose primary function is to prevent the opponents from running a suit in a notrump contract. (See also control).
a holding that will (or is likely to, or might) prevent the opponents from immediately running a large number of tricks in a suit at notrump.
(bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit; "if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump"
a card or set of cards that can stop your opponents from running out a long suit they may have
Wood filler to match colour of the timber.
Wood filler that matches the colour of the timber which it is being used to repair.
A body putty used to fill defects such as pinholes after filler has been used.