: having a top or lid that can be attached and removed by being turned
a screw-top jar

Examples of screw-top in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These disposable plastic packets are sort of like Capri-Suns filled with blends of pureed fruits and vegetables: A screw-top cap makes for easy slurping, potentially even making supervision unnecessary. Yasmin Tayag, The Atlantic, 21 Mar. 2024 This 25-piece set comes with four soft silicone squeeze bottles in two sizes, two spray bottles, and four screw-top containers in two sizes that can be used for gels, creams, or pills. Katherine Alex Beaven, Travel + Leisure, 17 Nov. 2023 To display spices, dark glass jars with screw-top lids keep flavors fresh. Laura Fenton, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Nov. 2023 Both microwavable and dishwasher-safe, the 40-ounce container comes with all the fixings: adjustable dividers, wooden utensils (fork, knife, spoon and chopsticks) and two screw-top jars for dressings or sauces. Sarah Grossbart,, 24 Oct. 2023 The durable material won’t melt or rip even with heavy use and the screw-top cap prevents any leakage from occurring as well. Kaitlyn McInnis, Travel + Leisure, 30 June 2023 Archaeologists found the residue of chocolate on the inside of the vessel, which includes a unique screw-top cap. Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 26 May 2023 Keep them out of your stuff with screw-top plastic containers, which, although bulky, keep your PB and J free of hantavirus. Brendan Leonard, Outside Online, 18 Oct. 2017

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“Screw-top.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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