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English definition of “lid”

lid

noun [C] uk   /lɪd/ us  
B2 a cover on a container, that can be lifted up or removed: Can you get the lid off this jar? Put a lid on the saucepan. an eyelid (= either of the two pieces of skin that can close over each eye): She looked at him from under half-closed lids.
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