slip stopper

noun

Definition of slip stopper

: a cable stopper consisting of a short length of chain with a pelican hook at the end and intended to be used when the cable is let go suddenly

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“Slip stopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slip%20stopper. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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