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bottle meaning

[ 'bɔtl ] Pronunciation:   "bottle" in a sentence
  • Noun: bottle  bótl
    1. A glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped 
    2. The quantity contained in a bottle
      - bottleful 
    3. A vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
      - feeding bottle, nursing bottle 
    4. (informal) courage
      "it took a lot of bottle"
    Verb: bottle  bótl
    1. Store (liquids or gases) in bottles 
    2. Put into bottles
      "bottle the mineral water"

    Derived forms: bottling, bottles, bottled

    See also: bottler

    Type of: containerful, lay, place, pose, position, put, set, store, vessel

    Encyclopedia: Bottle


  • [American slang]
    n. a drunkard.
    • The bar was empty save for an old bottle propped against the side of a booth.
    • That old girl is just a bottle. There's more booze in her than outside.


  • [British slang]
    Noun. Courage, confidence. E.g."Johnny's scared, he's lost his bottle.”
    Verb: To smash a bottle into a person's face, very often a beer bottle after a drinking spree.

  • [Architecture]

    Old English term for bowtell.


  • [Engineering]
    "A container made from pipe or plate with drawn, forged, or spun end closures, and used for storing or transporting gas."

Examples

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  1. they stood themselves a bottle of wine.
  2. he asked me to crack a bottle with him.
  3. after she died he began to hit the bottle.
  4. we can officially opened a fresh bottle.
  5. our prices start from $ 2.50 a bottle.

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