Definition of screw cap in English:

screw cap

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A round cap or lid that can be screwed on to a bottle or jar.
More example sentences
  • It was the sight of one of the panellists failing on two attempts to open the screw cap on a bottle of mineral water.
  • Like most wine drinkers, you are no doubt aware of the increasing trend for our wines to be sealed with a metal screw cap.
  • Almost airtight screw caps result in slower evolution and the less than perfect screw caps on older bottles will result in quicker change.



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  • Recently I tasted five bottles of the 1937 Macallan, each of which had spent more than 30 years in a cask and about 30 years in screw-capped bottles.
  • Within two months of launching its range consisting of over 30 screw-capped wines it has already sold over one-and-a-half million bottles.
  • Freeze-ground material of leaves or flavedo was weighed in screw-capped Pyrex tubes and 2 ml of MeOH were added.

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