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screw-top

[skroo-top] /ˈskruˌtɒp/
adjective
1.
(of a container) having a top that screws on.
noun
2.
a top that can be screwed onto a container.
3.
a container having such a top.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • Leave the lower lever of jar up and do not quite complete turning screws of screw-top jars.
  • So should food in jars with screw-top or crimped lids.

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