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Meaning of “lid” in the English Dictionary

"lid" in British English

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lidnoun [C]

uk   us   /lɪd/
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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(Definition of lid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lidnoun [C]

 us   /lɪd/
a ​cover that can be ​lifted up or ​removed from a ​container
(Definition of lid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lid”
in Korean 뚜껑…
in Arabic غِطاء…
in Malaysian tutup, kelopak mata…
in French couvercle, paupière…
in Russian крышка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蓋,蓋子, 眼瞼,眼皮…
in Italian coperchio…
in Turkish açılır kapanır kapak…
in Polish pokrywka, wieczko…
in Spanish tapa, párpado…
in Vietnamese nắp, vung, mí mắt…
in Portuguese tampa, cobertura…
in Thai ฝา, เปลือกตา…
in German der Deckel, das Lid…
in Catalan tapa…
in Japanese ふた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盖,盖子, 眼睑,眼皮…
in Indonesian tutup, kelopak mata…
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