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lid

 (lĭd)
n.
1. A removable or hinged cover for a hollow receptacle or box.
2. An eyelid.
3. Biology A flaplike covering, such as an operculum.
4. A curb, restraint, or limit: approved a new lid on corporate spending.
5. Informal An act of concealment; a cover: told us to keep a lid on the report until the campaign was over.
6. Slang A hat.
7. Slang An ounce of marijuana.

[Middle English, from Old English hlid; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

lid

(lɪd)
n
1. a cover, usually removable or hinged, for a receptacle: a saucepan lid; a desk lid.
2. (Anatomy) short for eyelid
3. (Botany) botany another name for operculum2
4. slang short for skidlid
5. old-fashioned slang US a quantity of marijuana, usually an ounce
6. dip one's lid informal Austral to raise one's hat as a greeting, etc
7. flip one's lid slang to become crazy or angry
8. put the lid on informal
a. Brit to be the final blow to
b. to curb, prevent, or discourage
9. take the lid off informal to make startling or spectacular revelations about
[Old English hlid; related to Old Friesian hlid, Old High German hlit cover]
ˈlidded adj

lid

(lɪd)

n., v. lid•ded, lid•ding. n.
1. a removable or hinged cover for closing the opening, usu. at the top, of a pot, jar, trunk, etc.; a movable cover.
2. an eyelid.
3. a restraint, ceiling, or curb, as on prices or news.
4. Slang. a hat, cap, or other head covering.
5. (in mosses)
a. the cover of the capsule; operculum.
b. the upper section of a pyxidium.
6. Slang. one ounce of marijuana.
v.t.
7. to supply or cover with a lid.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English hlid, c. Old Frisian hlid, Old High German (h)lit lid, Old Norse hlith gate, gateway]

lid

- The top crust of a pie.
See also related terms for pie.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lid - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eyelid - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
protective fold - a flap of tissue that protects what it covers
eyelash, lash, cilium - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
conjunctiva - a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
2.lid - a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.; "he raised the piano lid"
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
chest - box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
cover, top - covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle"
trunk lid - hinged lid for a trunk
3.lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weatherlid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
busby, shako, bearskin - tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
boater, leghorn, Panama hat, straw hat, Panama, sailor, skimmer - a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
bonnet, poke bonnet - a hat tied under the chin
bowler hat, derby, derby hat, plug hat, bowler - a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
brim - a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
campaign hat - a broad-brimmed felt hat with a high crown; formerly worn by the United States Army and Marine personnel
cavalier hat, slouch hat - a soft felt hat with a wide flexible brim
cocked hat - hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points
cowboy hat, ten-gallon hat - a hat with a wide brim and a soft crown; worn by American ranch hands
crown - the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
deerstalker - a tight-fitting hat with visors front and back; formerly worn by hunters
dress hat, opera hat, silk hat, top hat, stovepipe, high hat, beaver, topper - a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
dunce cap, dunce's cap, fool's cap - a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
fedora, felt hat, homburg, Stetson, trilby - a hat made of felt with a creased crown
fur hat - a hat made of fur
hatband - a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
headdress, headgear - clothing for the head
woman's hat, millinery - hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
shovel hat - a stiff broad-brimmed hat with the brim turned up at the sides and projecting in front; worn by some clergymen in Britain
snap-brim hat - a hat with a snap brim
sombrero - a straw hat with a tall crown and broad brim; worn in American southwest and in Mexico
sou'wester - waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front
sun hat, sunhat - a hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun
titfer - a hat (Cockney rhyming slang: `tit for tat' rhymes with `hat')
toque - a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs
tirolean, tyrolean - soft green felt hat with a feather or brush cockade

lid

noun top, covering, cover I lifted the lid to give it a quick stir.
put a lid on something stop, end, limit, control, restrict, put an end to The government is keen to put a lid on his scheme.
Translations
جَفْن العَيْنغِطاءغِطَاءٌ
víkooční víčkopoklice
lågøjelåg
kansi
poklopac
augnloklok
뚜껑
vokas
plakstsvāks
očné viečkopokrievkavrchnák
pokrovveka
kapakpoklopacкапакпоклопац
lock
ฝาปิด
cái vung

lid

[lɪd] N
1.tapa f (= hat) → gorro m
he's flipped his lidha perdido la chaveta
that puts the lid on it!¡esto es el colmo or el acabóse!
to take the lid off [+ scandal] → exponer a la luz pública
2. (= eyelid) → párpado m

lid

[ˈlɪd] n [pan, box] → couvercle m
to lift the lid on sth, to take the lid off sth (fig)exposer qch au grand jour, étaler qch au grand jour
to keep the lid on sth [+ inflation, violence] → contenir qch, enrayer qch
to keep the lid on the violence → enrayer la violence
to keep a lid on one's emotions → faire taire ses émotions
(also eyelid) → paupière f

lid

n
Deckel m; that puts the (tin) lid on it (inf)das ist doch die Höhe, das schlägt dem Fass den Boden aus; a documentary that really takes the lid off Hollywoodein Dokumentarfilm, der das wahre Gesicht Hollywoods zeigt; the press took the lid off the whole plandie Presse hat den Plan enthüllt or aufgedeckt; to keep a lid on somethingetw unter Kontrolle halten; on informationetw geheim halten; to put the lid on something (on scandal, affair)etw vertuschen; to put the lid on somebodyjdn zum Schweigen bringen
(= eyelid)Lid nt

lid

[lɪd] ncoperchio
to take the lid off sth (fig) → smascherare qc
that puts the lid on it (fam) → ci mancava solo questo

lid

(lid) noun
1. a cover for a pot, box etc. He lifted the lid of the box and looked inside.
2. an eyelid. The infection has not affected the eye itself although the lid is swollen.

lid

غِطَاءٌ poklice låg Deckel καπάκι tapa kansi couvercle poklopac coperchio 뚜껑 deksel lokk pokrywka tampa крышка lock ฝาปิด kapak cái vung 盖子

lid

1. n. párpado del ojo;
2. tapa, tapadera.

lid

V. eyelid.
References in classic literature ?
Beth did look, and turned pale with delight and surprise, for there stood a little cabinet piano, with a letter lying on the glossy lid, directed like a sign board to "Miss Elizabeth March.
The lid of the left eye twitched; it fell down and snapped up; it was exactly as though the lid of the eye were a window shade and someone stood inside the doctor's head playing with the cord.
At a look from grandfather, Fuchs and Jelinek placed the lid on the box, and began to nail it down over Mr.
Killed and hoisted on deck for the sake of his skin, one of these sharks almost took poor Queequeg's hand off, when he tried to shut down the dead lid of his murderous jaw.
But come out now, and look at this portentous lower jaw, which seems like the long narrow lid of an immense snuff-box, with a hinge at one end, instead of one side.
Mose done, Mas'r George," said Aunt Chloe, lifting the lid and peeping in,--"browning beautiful--a real lovely brown.
Her embarrassment took stronger and stronger hold upon her; she got to snapping the lid of her smelling-bottle--it made a loud, sharp sound, but in her trouble she snapped and snapped away, unconscious of what she was doing.
His hat was laying on the floor -- an old black slouch with the top caved in, like a lid.
They pried off the lid with their shovels, got out the body and dumped it rudely on the ground.
Adele seemed scarcely to need the warning--she had already retired to a sofa with her treasure, and was busy untying the cord which secured the lid.
I got the sexton, who was digging Linton's grave, to remove the earth off her coffin lid, and I opened it.
He put the letter in a drawer at the back of the bureau, and closed the heavy oaken lid again.