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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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53 at House of Fraser stores) FROM the moment I took the lid off this, I absolutely adored it.
I took the lid off the box of ashes and he is now growing oak trees and would love me for it.
To illustrate the point about cleaning barbecues, her aide took the lid off one and the skunk's head popped up.
That's what the world (of organ donation) would look like if we took the lid off restrictions on the market," he said.
HomeBase, while announcing its year-end results, took the lid off a new retail concept that it's currently developing with outside help.
We took the lid off loads of tins - from baked beans, to big tins of soup, to those tiny tins of tomato puree.
Despite pleas from IBM (CI No 3,529) to encourage the chip manufacturer to give up its separate development plans and work with it on the future spec, Intel, during its Server I/O forum in San Diego in November, took the lid off specifications for its NGIO.
That brutal act took the lid off a powderkeg that has been simmering for months.
I said without even thinking, 'You took the lid off one of the cologne bottles and put it in the neck of the bottle.
She was asleep so I took the lid off and left it beside the bed.
Supreme Court took the lid off political donations in 2010 with its controversial Citizens United decision, which made it more important than ever that voters be able to discern who's bankrolling which candidate or issue.
Mohamed Bouazizi's death took the lid off simmering anger about poverty, joblessness, corruption and repression.

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