Definition of screw-on in English:

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Adapted or designed to be attached by screwing on to something: a salient feature is the screw-on lid, which is less likely to come off by accident
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  • The screw-on filters are designed to protect the wearer from the risk of exposure to potential infections such as tuberculosis.
  • Why did it take so long to put on a ‘lug’ lip for drip-free pouring, make a screw-on lid, or attach a simple handle?
  • The HP battery simply snaps in the back, while Canon's design requires a screw-on housing.

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