Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 263 (Stopper)

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#263. Stopper. -- N. stopper, stopple; plug, cork, bung, spike, spill, stopcock, tap; rammer[obs]; ram, ramrod; piston; stop-gap; wadding, stuffing, padding, stopping, dossil[obs], pledget[obs], tompion[obs], tourniquet.

cover &c. 223; valve, vent peg, spigot, slide valve.

janitor, doorkeeper, porter, warder, beadle, cerberus, ostiary[obs]. #264 [Successive change of place.] Motion. -- N. motion, movement, move; going &c. v.; unrest.

stream, flow, flux, run, course, stir; evolution; kinematics; telekinesis.

step, rate, pace, tread, stride, gait, port, footfall, cadence, carriage, velocity, angular velocity; clip, progress, locomotion; journey &c. 266; voyage &c. 267; transit &c. 270.

restlessness &c. (changeableness) 149; mobility; movableness, motive power; laws of motion; mobilization.

V. be in motion &c. adj.; move, go, hie, gang, budge, stir, pass, flit; hover about, hover round, hover about; shift, slide, glide; roll, roll on; flow, stream, run, drift, sweep along; wander &c. (deviate) 279; walk &c. 266; change one's place, shift one's place, change one's quarters, shift one's quarters; dodge; keep going, keep moving;.

put in motion, set in motion; move; impel &c. 276; propel &c. 284; render movable, mobilize.

Adj. moving &c. v.; in motion; transitional; motory[obs], motive; shifting, movable, mobile, mercurial, unquiet; restless &c. (changeable) 149; nomadic &c. 266; erratic &c. 279.

Adv. under way; on the move, on the wing, on the tramp, on the march.

Phr. eppur si muove [It][Galileo]; es bildet ein Talent sich in der Stille[Ger], sich ein Charakter in dem Strom der Welt[Ger].