[ pop-top ]
/ ˈpɒpˌtɒp /


(of a can) having a top with a tab or ring that when pulled up or off exposes a precut hole or peels off the entire lid.


Also pop top. a can having such a top: drinking beer from a pop-top.
the top itself.
the tab or ring fastener, especially when removed from such a can: a vest made entirely of pop-tops.

Origin of pop-top

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
Also called pull-top, flip-top.
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