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noun 
  1. A type of knot at the end of a rope, to prevent it from unravelling
Put a stopper in the knot.
  1. A bung or cork
We need a stopper or the boat will sink.
  1. (slang) goalkeeper
He's the number one stopper in the country.
  1. (context, finance, slang) In the commodity futures market, someone who is long (owns) a futures contract and is demanding delivery because they want to take possession of the deliverable commodity.
Cattle futures: spillover momentum plus evidence of a strong stopper (i.e., 96 loads demanded) should kick the opening higher.
  1. (rail transport) a train that calls at all or almost all stations between its origin and destination, including very small ones

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