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Lid Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lid n
  1. either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer" [syn: eyelid, palpebra]
  2. a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container
  3. headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim [syn: hat, chapeau]
Lid Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lid \Lid\ (l[i^]d), n. [AS. hlid, fr. hl[=i]dan (in comp.) to cover, shut; akin to OS. hl[=i]dan (in comp.), D. lid lid, OHG. hlit, G. augenlid eyelid, Icel. hli[eth] gate, gateway. [root]40.]
  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. --Shak. Tears, big tears, gushed from the rough soldier's lid. --Byron.
  3. (Bot.) (a) The cover of the spore cases of mosses. (b) A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single piece, as in the Australian Eucalypti. (c) The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields Brazil nuts.
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  • Lid: LID is an abbreviation for: Light-Weight Identity protocol, a mechanism for claiming and verifying identity on the Internet. Lawson Insight ...
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  • LID: LID is an abbreviation for: Language Independent Datatypes (computer science). Now renamed to General Purpose Datatypes . League for ...
  • LiD: LiD can refer to: Lewica i Demokraci , a Polish political coalition. Lithium deuteride.
  • Lid (container): A lid, also known as a cap, is part of a container , and serves as the cover or seal , usually one that completely closes the object. ...
  • Eyelid: It mostly affects the lower lid and it is characterized by the turning inward of the lid, toward globe.• Ectropion is another aging- ...
  • Mons Lid: Mons Lid (1896-1967) was Norwegian Minister of Finance in 1955-1956 From 1949 to 1966 he was County Governor of Hordaland References ...

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