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Definitions of stopper:
  • noun:   (bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit
    Example: "If my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump"
  • noun:   blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
  • noun:   a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
  • noun:   an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
  • verb:   close or secure with or as if with a stopper
    Example: "She stoppered the wine bottle"

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