Definition of Screwtop

1. Noun. The top of a container that must be screwed off and on.

Generic synonyms: Cover, Top



Definition of Screwtop

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a container that has a threaded lid (rather than a cork or push-on top). ¹

2. Noun. A container that has a threaded lid (rather than a cork or push-on top). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screwtop

1. a bottle with a screw stopper [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screwtop

screwinesses
screwing
screwing off
screwing over
screwing the pooch
screwings
screwlike
screws
screws the pooch
screwtape
screwtaped
screwtapes
screwtaping
screwthread
screwthreads
screwtop (current term)
screwtops
screwup
screwups
screwworm
screwworms
screwy
scribable
scribacious
scribal
scribally
scribatious
scribbet
scribbets
scribble

Literary usage of Screwtop

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Ed: Because it's a thermos container, and that's to keep hot stuff hot, and it's got a screwtop and whatever it's made of looks like it'd take a hard knock ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"He was given a screwtop mouth-gag, but he preferred to use wooden tongue depressors placed together on the flat to exercise his jaws; he could put nine of ..."

3. The Houseboat Book: The Log of a Cruise from Chicago to New Orleans by William Francis Waugh (1904)
"I box ginger. 1 box allspice. 1 lb. currants. I lb. raisins. 6 boxes sardines. 1 screwtop flask. Fresh bread, meat, sausage, eggs for first days. ..."

4. The Outdoorsman's Handbook (formerly The Angler's Guide) by Warren Hastings Miller (1909)
"1 screwtop flask. (To be packed in air-tight or tin packages.) Total weight, 125 Ibs. Packed in tin-lined camp ration chest. In addition to the above it is ..."

5. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housingby David E. Jacobs by David E. Jacobs (1996)
"Samples should be collected in scalable rigid containers such as screwtop, plastic centrifuge tubes rather than plastic bags which generate static ..."

6. Acts of Congress, Treaties and Proclamations Relating to Noncontiguous by United States Bureau of Insular Affairs, United States (1909)
"Finally, the box itself must be enclosed in a case of metal, of wood with a screwtop, or of strong and thick leather. 1° Articles of glass must be securely ..."

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