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bot•tle



Pronunciation: (bot'l), [key]
n., v., -tled, -tling.


n.
1. a portable container for holding liquids, characteristically having a neck and mouth and made of glass or plastic.
2. the contents of such a container; as much as such a container contains: a bottle of wine.
3. bottled cow's milk, milk formulas, or substitute mixtures given to infants instead of mother's milk: raised on the bottle.
4. hit the bottle, Slang.to drink alcohol to excess often or habitually.
5. the bottle,intoxicating beverages; liquor: He became addicted to the bottle.

v.t.
1. to put into or seal in a bottle: to bottle grape juice.
2. Brit.to preserve (fruit or vegetables) by heating to a sufficient temperature and then sealing in a jar.
3. bottle up,
a. to repress, control, or restrain: He kept all of his anger bottled up inside him.
b. to enclose or entrap: Traffic was bottled up in the tunnel.

bot•tle



Pronunciation: (bot'l), [key]
n. Archit.
boltel (def. 2).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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