Definition of Lid

1. Noun. Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye. "His lids would stay open no longer"

Exact synonyms: Eyelid, Palpebra
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Generic synonyms: Protective Fold
Terms within: Cilium, Eyelash, Lash, Conjunctiva
Derivative terms: Palpebrate



2. Noun. 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"
Group relationships: Box, Chest, Jar
Terms within: Lock
Generic synonyms: Cover, Top
Specialized synonyms: Trunk Lid

3. Noun. Headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim.

Definition of Lid

1. n. That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk.

Definition of Lid

1. Noun. top or cover of a container ¹

2. Noun. (slang) a cap or hat ¹

3. Noun. (slang) one ounce of cannabis ¹

4. Noun. (''surfing slang, mainly Australia'') bodyboard or bodyboarder ¹

5. Noun. (slang) a motorcyclist's crash helmet ¹

6. Noun. (slang) in amateur radio, an incompetent operator ¹

7. Verb. to put a lid on something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lid

1. to provide with a lid (a movable cover) [v LIDDED, LIDDING, LIDS]

Medical Definition of Lid

1. 1. That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk. 2. The cover of the eye; an eyelid. "Tears, big tears, gushed from the rough soldier's lid." (Byron) 3. The cover of the spore cases of mosses. A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single piece, as in the Australian Eucalypti. The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields Brazil nuts. Origin: AS. Hlid, fr. Hlidan (in comp) to cover, shut; akin to OS. Hlidan (in comp), D. Lid, OHG. Hlit, G. Augenlid eyelid, Icel. Hli gate, gateway. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lid

licorice fern
licorice root
licorice stick
licorices
licorine
licorous
licour
licours
lictor
lictorial
lictorian
lictors
lictour
licuala
licualas
lid (current term)
lid-closure reaction
lid-lifter
lid-lifters
lid crutch spectacles
lid reflex
lidar
lidars
lidase
lidded
liddicoatite
lidding
lidge
lidger
lidgers

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