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lid

noun cap, ceiling, cover, greatest number, limit, maximum, most quantity, outer limit, outer restriction, roof, stop, top, top number
Associated concepts: caps on awards
See also: cap
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It's like man is taking the lid off the northern part of the planet," Professor Peter Wadhams, from the University of Cambridge, told BBC News.
AoItAAEs like man is taking the lid off the northern part of the planet.
The side levers took a bit of getting used to, but they make putting the tin opener on and taking the lid off a cinch.
In layman's terms, it was taking the lid off the popcorn jar before the real fun of sticking the kernels in a hot pan.
Self-harming is like taking the lid off a pressure cooker," says Manjit, from Halesowen.

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