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bottle cap

noun
1.
a device for closing or sealing a bottle, especially a metal cover with a cork gasket fitting tightly over the mouth of a glass or plastic bottle, held in place by crimping the edge of the cap over the lip or flange of the bottle.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism
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  • Remove the bottle cap and place the neck of the funnel into the mouth of the bottle.
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  • It is a modified version of baseball, using a broomstick and a bottle cap.
  • But then they insult us by pretending a photo of one's children and a soda bottle cap will make us sympathetic toward them.
  • Several of these tools had to be made in order to fit each size of bottle cap.
  • The outer surfaces of the flanges are equipped with bottle cap threads which accommodate regular metal screw caps.
  • Perhaps you could make small batches of the mix and put it into a soda bottle cap that's sitting in a small dish of water.

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