lid definition

  • noun:
    • A removable or hinged cover for a hollow receptacle or package.
    • An eyelid.
    • Biology A flaplike covering, including an operculum.
    • A curb, discipline, or limit: authorized a cover on business spending.
    • Informal An act of concealment; a cover: told us to help keep a lid in the report before campaign had been more than.
    • Slang A hat.
    • Slang An ounce of marijuana.
    • the very best or address of a container.
    • A cap or cap.
    • One ounce of cannabis.
    • A bodyboard or bodyboarder.
    • A motorcyclist's crash helmet.
    • In amateur radio, an inexperienced operator.
    • Eyelid.
    • whatever addresses the opening of a vessel or field, etc.; a movable address.
    • The cover of this eye; an eyelid.
    • The cover regarding the spore cases of mosses.
    • A calyx which separates from rose, and falls off in one single piece, like in the Australian Eucalypti.
    • The top of an ovary which starts transversely, as in the fruit for the purslane together with tree which yields Brazil nuts.
    • A movable address which closes an aperture or shuts in a cavity, and in most cases types a fundamental element of the structure to which it belongs by being either connected or closely fitted to it: as, the top of a tea-kettle, kitchen stove, chest, or desk.
    • In botany, the upper part of a pyxis, which distinguishes by a transverse line; also, the hood of this leaf within the pitcher-plants; in mosses, the operculum.
    • An eyelid.
    • In coal-mining, a short bit of timber added to top of a prop to aid in giving support to the roofing.
    • A coverlet. —
    • the covers or panels of a book: since, everything amongst the lids regarding the Bible.
    • headdress that shields the top from poor weather; features shaped crown and usually a brim
    • either of two folds of epidermis that can be relocated to protect or start a person's eye
    • a movable top or cover (hinged or split) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, container, cooking pan, etc.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to pay for with or as if with a lid.
  • verb:
    • to place a lid on something.
  • others:
    • To put a lid on (one thing); put a cover on; conceal.

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