screw-top

[skroo-top]
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:
1890–95

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screw top
 
n
1.  a lid with a threaded rim that is turned on the corresponding thread on the neck of a bottle or container to close it securely
2.  a bottle or container having such a lid
 
'screw-top
 
adj
 
'screw-topped
 
adj

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Example sentences
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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