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1. A receptacle having a narrow neck, usually no handles, and a mouth that can be plugged, corked, or capped.
2. The quantity that a bottle holds.
3. A receptacle filled with milk or formula that is fed, as to babies, in place of breast milk.
4. Informal
a. Intoxicating liquor: Don't take to the bottle.
b. The practice of drinking large quantities of intoxicating liquor: Her problem is the bottle.
tr.v. bot·tled, bot·tling, bot·tles
1. To place in a bottle.
2. To hold in; restrain: bottled up my emotions.

[Middle English botel, from Old French botele, from Medieval Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis, cask.]

bot′tler n.


[ˈbɒtlɪŋ] Nembotellado m


nAbfüllen nt; (of fruit)Einmachen nt; bottling plantAbfüllanlage f
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