a cap designed to screw onto the threaded mouth of a bottle, jar, or the like.
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Origin of screw cap
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby screw cap
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Example sentences from the Web for screw cap
Another small copper or brass tube should also be inserted in the screw-cap close to the first one.Growing Nuts in the North|Carl Weschcke
British Dictionary definitions for screw cap
- a cap that screws on to a thread around the opening of a jar, bottle, etc to form a seal
- (as modifier)screw-cap wines
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