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Lids and other parts of containers

bung

noun

a round piece of rubber, plastic, cork etc used for closing the opening of a container

cap

noun

a lid or part that fits over the top of something

compartment

noun

one of the separate parts of a container or place where things are stored

cork

noun

an object used for blocking the hole in a bottle, especially a bottle of wine. Corks are made of cork or sometimes plastic. You use a corkscrew to remove them

flip top

noun

a lid on a container that stays connected to the container when it is opened

lid

noun

a cover for a container

lip

noun

the place on the edge of a glass or container where you pour out liquid

mouth

noun

the opening of a bottle or other container

nipple

noun

a small object that is shaped like a nipple, used as part of a machine or as a cover for something

overflow

noun

a hole or pipe that allows a substance to flow out of a container when it gets too full

rim

noun

the edge of an open container or circular object

ring-pull

noun

a ring that you pull to open a can

screw top

noun

a cover for a container that you twist on and off

seal

noun

a piece of something such as wire or wax that seals a container and that you have to break before you can open the container

side

noun

an inside surface of a container or room that is not the top or bottom

spigot

noun

a small tap that controls the flow of liquid from a large container

spout

noun

a part of a container that is shaped like a tube and is used for pouring liquid

stopper

noun

an object put into the top of a bottle to stop the liquid from coming out

tab

noun

a ring-pull on a can of drink

thread

noun

the raised line that curves around a screw or around the inside of the lid of a container

top

noun

a lid or cover for a container

screw-top

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