Share this entry

Share this page

Kilner jar

Saltos de línea: Kil¦ner jar
Pronunciación: /ˈkɪlnə

Definición de Kilner jar en inglés:


A glass preserving jar with a metal lid which forms an airtight seal, used to bottle fruit and vegetables.
Example sentences
  • If freezing and wrapping seems too much like hard work, pesto will store well refrigerated in a Kilner jar for about three weeks.
  • He found that his great-great-grandfather Caleb Kilner invented the screw-topped, rubber-sealed Kilner jar in the 1890s - but the family fortune was squandered.
  • Airtight storage for preserving food is now taken for granted, yet such items didn't exist until the 1890s when the world-renowned ‘Kilner jar’ went into production.


1930s: from the name of the manufacturing company.

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Más sobre Kilner jar

Palabras cercanas

Más palabras en esta categoría

browning charbroil crinkle-cut done enamelware
Palabra del día cumbersome
Pronunciación: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…