- the cover of the capsule; operculum.
- the upper section of a pyxidium.
verb (used with object), lid·ded, lid·ding.
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Idioms for lid
Origin of lid
OTHER WORDS FROM lidsublid, nounun·der·lid, nounun·lid·ded, adjective
Words nearby lid
Example sentences from the Web for lid
Bars and restaurants need to invest in new cups, lids, branding, training, and marketing.
Its metal lid and body are professional-looking yet still come at an affordable, mid-range value.
Opening the lid repeatedly to grab a cold one will vastly reduce how long it stays frigid in there.
The lid not only seals well to the top of a container, it also snaps onto the bottom of a smaller container in the set—a joy for any organizational obsessive.Dishwasher-safe food storage containers that make meal prep a breeze|PopSci Commerce Team|August 6, 2020|Popular Science
Society could keep a lid on such a re-emergence by keeping up their social distancing.
“Hard hat…heavy jacket…welding gloves…fish landing net…a sheet…a big Tupperware bin with a lid,” he says.
A Saudi Arabian television ad for Viagra shows a man struggling to push a straw through the lid of his beverage.
Trying to keep a lid on yet more rumors about your sexuality.
“I want to use information to put a lid on that local corruption before it gets too extreme,” Simon told The Daily Beast.
Crumbs avoided advertising and contracted production out, thus keeping a lid on costs.
Taking off the lid she emptied its contents in a heap—silver and copper with one or two gold pieces intermixed—on the table.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
She glanced uneasily at Gwynne and fancied she could hear him slam the lid of his breeding upon a supercilious sputter.
Gwynne pressed the little gilt nob, and as the lid flew up Isabel cried out, with delight.
Thats music for you, chuckled the old man, raising the lid to see if the water had boiled sufficiently.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
Marie lifted the lid from the stove, and a warm red glow of reflected light filled the little kitchen.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for lid
- British to be the final blow to
- to curb, prevent, or discourage
Derived forms of lidlidded, adjective
Word Origin for lid
Idioms and Phrases with lid
see blow the lid off; flip one's lid; put the lid on.