stoppered

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stoppered (of a container) having a stopper in the opening "the tightly stoppered bottles"
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Usage

In literature:

She crammed the strings of her frilled nightcap between her teeth as a stopper!
"Ruth Fielding Down East" by Alice B. Emerson
So I invented a little dodge which I call the `man-stopper'.
"A Chinese Command" by Harry Collingwood
Its smell, when the stopper is taken out, tells it to be whiskey.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
Old Rube had come up among the rest, and was drawing the stopper of his powder-horn with his teeth, apparently with the intention of reloading.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
But there was no stopper.
"The Book of Dragons" by Edith Nesbit
Then he set the stoppered bottles back into his case.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
And one cannot drink through a cork-rimmed stopper.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
His hasty foray among its drawers was rewarded with a small bottle, the stopper of which he removed.
"The Flaw in the Sapphire" by Charles M. Snyder
Hands were stationed at the stoppers of the second, ready to let it go should the first fail.
"Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs" by William H. G. Kingston
Some one had said of him that his hat was really a glass stopper, which might fly off at any moment.
"The Lowest Rung" by Mary Cholmondeley
I'll have to shove that there gag back into yer mouth if you don't clap a stopper on that tongue of yours.
"Turned Adrift" by Harry Collingwood
In their canvas and wire cases, with neat stoppers, they are easily distinguished from our rough, flat, tin ones.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
The Churchwarden calmly put the stopper in his bottle and restored it to his pocket.
"The Old Tobacco Shop" by William Bowen
He stooped and drew a stopper of clay from the lion's mouth, and at once a stream of water broke through and flashed into the trough.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
From a pouch she had brought with her Redbird took a wood-stoppered gourd containing musk oil.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
And be sure the stopper is quite tight.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
If large tubing is to be bent, one end must be stoppered and great care used.
"Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing" by Francis C. Frary
They were tightly stoppered.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
He must 'a' been a clock-stopper when he was a kid.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
The Princess opened a small cabinet, and produced a tiny stoppered bottle.
"The International Spy" by Allen Upward
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In poetry:

At a terrace, somewhere near the stopper,
There watched for me, one June,
A girl: I know, sir, it's improper,
My poor mind's out of tune.
"Confessions" by Robert Browning
THERE was a young man in Boston town,
He bought him a stethoscope nice and new,
All mounted and finished and polished down,
With an ivory cap and a stopper too.
"The Stethoscope Song. A Professional Ballad" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
'Young Ladies of property,
Let Lady A.'s history serve as a stopper t' ye;
Don't wed with low people beneath your degree,
And if you've a baby, don't send it to sea!
"Some Account Of A New Play" by Richard Harris Barham
Watcha gonna do when Memphis near gone,
Memphis near gone, Mistah Drinkin' Man?
Gonna grab a pint bottle of Mountain Corn,
Gonna keep de stopper in my han',
Gonna get a mean jag on, oh, my Lawd!
"Memphis Blues" by Sterling A Brown
This is the way things stand now:
if I pull out the stopper
after pampering myself in the bath,
I'm afraid that all of Jerusalem, and with it the whole world,
will drain out into the huge darkness.
"You Mustn't Show Weakness" by Yehuda Amichai
So, lads, put on your stoppers, and let us to the hut,
Where we'll gather round and have a friendly game,
While some are playing music and some play ante up,
And some are gazing outwards at the rain.
"Another Fall of Rain" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

NACOGDOCHES — Mowing season is here and the Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers report that lawn equipment thefts are on the rise.
Augusta Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man who tried to mug a woman at knifepoint Friday afternoon.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO A Murder Mystery event benefiting Crime Stoppers will be from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at the Havana Club.
CORPUS CHRISTI — The crime isn't real but next week's Murder Mystery event will still help Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers asks for your information, but not your name .
This weekend WKYT will host a telethon for Bluegrass Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a suspected bank robber.
Crime Stoppers and Nick 'N' Willys Pizza team up to help the community.
From the Madison Area Crime Stoppers.
The Madison Police Department and Crime Stoppers need your help in locating Jeramie D McClain.
In our weekly installment of Crime Stoppers, Leon County crime prevention officers are looking for Wayne Williams.
Sediment in bottle is not a stopper.
The Nolan County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking tips on three cases as Crimes of the Week.
EL PASO — A violent man robbed a woman in the parking lot of a popular shopping center in east El Paso, and Crime Stoppers needs your help to catch him.
"Breakfast" happened at noon & I did take a few steps to avoid cooking up a "Heart Stopper.".
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In science:

We say that R is V-smooth (alias V-stoppered) iff ∀ V ∈ V, ∀ s ∈ L(V ), either s is preferred in L(V ) or there exists s′ preferred in L(V ) such that s′ ≺ s.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
Some completeness results for stoppered and ranked classical preferential models.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
This is not necessarily a “show-stopper” for muon cooling but, by requiring a stretching out of the cooling channel, could impose a significant performance loss or cost increase.
Muon Cooling and Future Muon Facilities: The Coming Decade
The DAQ system is in good shape, without any obvious “show stoppers” on the horizon which could plausibly prevent it from being ready for cosmics data taking for the SDHCAL prior to test beam data (mid-June 2011).
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
We refer to such configurations as left (right) stoppers.
Breakdown of Simple Scaling in Abelian Sandpile Models in One Dimension
Our numerical calculation in the previous section suggests that, to have β = 2 in a very large kF regime, ℜ/ℜc should be no less than 10−2 ; (ii) role of a stopper is also essential.
Negative Magneto-Resistance Beyond Weak Localization in Three-Dimensional Billiards: Effect of Arnold Diffusion
The shaft supports an Al stopper plate, which limits the pendulum torsional range, and a silvered glass mirror, which allows an independent autocollimator readout of the pendulum torsional (φ) and swing (η) angles.
Achieving geodetic motion for LISA test masses: ground testing result
The amount of unpolarised material along the beam was minimised by reducing the thickness of the microwave stopper, and by modifying the downstream end window .
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
The two halves of the microwave cavity are separated by a thin microwave stopper.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
This means that somebody needs to make quite a lot of UV photons fairly early (Pop III stars in proto-galaxies at first; AGNs later is the ma jority view) and get them out away from their sources. A review by Barkana (2006) presents no show-stoppers, so we won’t either.
Astrophysics in 2006
These problems might look as show-stoppers, but the alternative route has to cope with even more critical issues.
First Stars IV: Summary Talk
To avoid any damage to the electronic assembly during the experiments, a shock absorber assembly with a compression platen and stopper plate was developed, as shown in Fig. 2.
Mechanical Characterization of Brain Tissue in Compression at Dynamic Strain Rates
In order to reduce the so called prompt background (high energy electrons from pion decays) pions are prevented from entering the spectrometer; this is ensured by a beam stopper at the end of PMC, where pions which do not decay are absorbed.
Using muons to probe for new physics
Up to now, no show-stopper has been identi fied which prohibits t he detection of shear at the sub-percent level.
Weak Gravitational Lensing
This experiment measured scattered electrons in a shower counter and deuterons in a spectrometer that used a quadrupole magnet with a stopper blocking out the central weak field region.
Electromagnetic structure of the deuteron
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