screw-top
A top that can be opened and closed by screwing.

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  • screw top — UK US noun [countable] [singular screw top plural screw tops] a cover for a container that you twist on and off Thesaurus: lids and other parts of containersmeronym bags and cases for carrying possessions …   Useful english dictionary

  • screw top — n a top for a bottle or other container that you fasten on by turning it >screw top adj [only before noun] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • screw top — screw ,top noun count a cover for a container that you twist on and off ╾ screw ,top adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • screw-top — /skrooh top /, adj. 1. (of a container) having a top that screws on. n. 2. a top that can be screwed onto a container. 3. a container having such a top. [1890 95] * * * screw top adjective Thesaurus: lids and other parts of containersmeronym bags …   Useful english dictionary

  • screw top — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms screw top : singular screw top plural screw tops a cover for a container that you twist on and off Derived word: screw top adjective …   English dictionary

  • screw top — noun (C) a cover that you twist onto the top of a bottle or other container screw top adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • screw-top — /ˈskru tɒp/ (say skrooh top) noun 1. a type of lid of a jar, bottle, or the like, designed to fit on by screwing. –adjective 2. having a screw top …   Australian English dictionary

  • screw-top — adj. Screw top is used with these nouns: ↑jar …   Collocations dictionary

  • screw-top — ADJ: ADJ n A screw top bottle or jar has a lid that is secured by being twisted on …   English dictionary

  • screw-top — See: screw top …   English dictionary

  • screw-top — /skrooh top /, adj. 1. (of a container) having a top that screws on. n. 2. a top that can be screwed onto a container. 3. a container having such a top. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

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