Definitions for bottle
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bottle.
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
the quantity contained in a bottle
bottle, feeding bottle, nursing bottleverb
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
store (liquids or gases) in bottles
put into bottles
"bottle the mineral water"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
is often compounded with other words;
Sam, who is a very good bottle-companion, has been the diversion of his friends. Joseph Addison, Spect. №. 89.
Etymology: bouteille, Fr.
The shepherd’s homely curds,
His cold thin drink out of his leather bottle,
Is far beyond a prince’s delicates. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. iii.
Many have a manner, after other men’s speech, to shake their heads. A great officer would say, it was as men shake a bottle, to see if there was any wit in their heads, or no. Francis Bacon.
Then if thy ale in glass thou wouldst confine,
Let thy clean bottle be entirely dry. William King, Molly of Mount.
He threw into the enemy’s ships earthen bottles filled with serpents, which put the crew in disorder, and made them fly. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
Sir, you shall stay, and take t’ other bottle. Spect. №. 462.
Methinks I have a great desire to a bottle of hay; good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow. William Shakespeare, Midsum. Night’s Dream.
But I should wither in one day, and pass
To a lock of hay, that am a bottle of grass. John Donne.
To inclose in bottles.
Etymology: from the noun.
You may have it a most excellent cyder royal, to drink or to bottle. John Mortimer, Husbandry.
When a hogshead of wine is to be bottled off, wash your bottles immediately before you begin; but be sure not to drain them. Jonathan Swift, Directions to the Butler.
A bottle is a narrow-necked container made of an impermeable material (such as glass, plastic or aluminium) in various shapes and sizes that stores and transports liquids. Its mouth, at the bottling line, can be sealed with an internal stopper, an external bottle cap, a closure, or induction sealing.
a hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for holding liquids
the contents of a bottle; as much as a bottle contains; as, to drink a bottle of wine
fig.: Intoxicating liquor; as, to drown one's reason in the bottle
to put into bottles; to inclose in, or as in, a bottle or bottles; to keep or restrain as in a bottle; as, to bottle wine or porter; to bottle up one's wrath
a bundle, esp. of hay
A bottle is a rigid container with a neck that is narrower than the body and a "mouth". By contrast, a jar or jug has a relatively large mouth or opening which may be as wide as the overall container. Bottles are often made of glass, clay, plastic, aluminum or other impervious materials, and typically used to store liquids such as water, milk, soft drinks, beer, wine, cooking oil, medicine, shampoo, ink, and chemicals. A device applied in the bottling line to seal the mouth of a bottle is termed an external bottle cap, closure, or internal stopper. A bottle can also be sealed by a conductive "innerseal" by using induction sealing. The bottle has developed over millennia of use, with some of the earliest examples appearing in China, Phoenicia, Rome and Crete. The Chinese used bottles to store liquids. Bottles are often recycled according to the SPI recycling code for the material. Some regions have a legally mandated deposit which is refunded after returning the bottle to the retailer.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bot′l, n. a bundle of hay.—To look for a needle in a bottle of hay, to engage in a hopeless search. [O. Fr. botel.]
bot′l, n. a hollow vessel for holding liquids: the contents of such a vessel: the habit of drinking.—v.t. to enclose in bottles.—n. Bott′le-chart, one which purports to show the track of sealed bottles thrown from ships into the sea.—p.adj. Bott′led, enclosed in bottles: shaped or protuberant like a bottle: kept in restraint.—ns. Bott′le-glass, a coarse green glass used in the making of bottles; Bott′le-gourd, or False Calabash, a climbing, musky-scented Indian annual, whose fruit is shaped like a bottle, an urn, or a club.—adjs. Bott′le-green, dark green in colour, like bottle-glass.—Bott′le-head, Bott′le-nosed, having a rounded prominent head, with a short snout, as a certain genus of whale.—ns. Bott′le-hold′er, one who attends upon a boxer at a prize-fight, a backer or supporter generally; Bott′le-imp, an imp supposed to be confined in a bottle; Bott′le-wash′er, one whose business it is to wash out the bottles, a factotum generally.—A three-bottle man, one who could drink three bottles without losing his decorum.—To bottle off, to draw from the cask and put into bottles; To bottle up (one's wrath, &c.), to keep enclosed as in a bottle; To bring up on the bottle, to rear an infant artificially rather than by the breast; To pass the bottle, to make the drink go round; To pass the bottle of smoke, to acquiesce in some falsehood, to make pretence. [O. Fr. bouteille, dim. of botte, a vessel for liquids—Low L. butis, a vessel.]
A type of product created and designed in various colors, materials, shapes, sizes and styles.
The bottle of perfume smells very beautiful that her husband bought for her.
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bottle' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2730
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bottle' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1350
Rank popularity for the word 'bottle' in Nouns Frequency: #781
The numerical value of bottle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of bottle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I thought maybe someone dropped a bottle of wine, but then I kept hearing shots, an employee came in and helped us out through the emergency exit.
Reducing a beautiful, sentient whale to an ingredient on the side of a beer bottle is about as immoral and outrageous as it is possible to get, the brewery may claim that this is just a novelty product with a short shelf life, but what price the life of an endangered whale which might have lived to be 90 years?
I was living in hell for a long time, don’t bottle it up. And it’s easy to do that. It’s easy to avoid the situations that you don’t want to go through, some that’s going to be difficult.
It was lightning in a bottle.
Go to Walmart and get you a foaming hand soap bottle, you’re going to fill it a fourth of the way full of Dawn dish soap, add water, top it off with alcohol. Gently mix it.
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Translations for bottle
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- زجاجة, قنينة, يرضع بواسطة زجاجة, يعتدي على شخص ما بواسطة زجاجة, يعبيء في زجاجة, يضربArabic
- butulka, şüşəAzerbaijani
- бути́лка, храня с биберон, бутилирамBulgarian
- boutailh, boutailhañ, boutailhadoùBreton
- botella, embotellar, ampolla, coratge, audàciaCatalan, Valencian
- láhev, flaškaCzech
- лагꙑOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- potel, costrel, potelaidWelsh
- Flasche, die Flasche geben, MummGerman
- εμφιαλώνω, μπουκάλι, φιάληGreek
- boteligi, audaco, boteloEsperanto
- embotellar, frasco, botellaSpanish
- بطری, شیشهPersian
- pullo, lyhde, jänistää, värjätty, pullottaa, pullollinen, kantti, rohkeusFinnish
- culot, nourrir au biberon, bouteille, embouteiller, mettre en bouteilleFrench
- botalScottish Gaelic
- botella, embotellar, garrafaGalician
- cur ayns boteil, boteilee, boteil, costraylManx
- בִּקְבֵּק, בקבוקHebrew
- बोतल, शीशा, शीशीHindi
- boutèyHaitian Creole
- botelo, enboteligarIdo
- bottiglia, imbottigliareItalian
- шөлмек, бөтелкеKazakh
- 甁, 한 [[병]]의 [[분령]], 병Korean
- шише, бутылка, бөтөлкөKyrgyz
- afëllen, FläschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ແກ້ວ, ຂວດLao
- pātara, pounamuMāori
- ши́ше, фла́ша, шише, флашира, флашаMacedonian
- шил, лонхMongolian
- bottelen, fles, de fles gevenDutch
- garrafa, engarrafar, embotelhar, botelhaPortuguese
- буты́лка, сноп, бутылкаRussian
- icupa, cupaKinyarwanda
- flaša, боца, buteljka, флаша, bȍca, бутељка, флаширатиSerbo-Croatian
- බෝතලයSinhala, Sinhalese
- steklenica, buteljkaSlovene
- qarsho, qarshadSomali
- botloloSouthern Sotho
- flaska, buteljera, ge någon flaskanSwedish
- шиша, суроҳӣ, зарфTajik
- şişe, şişelemekTurkish
- بوتل, شیشہUrdu
- chai, con chaiVietnamese
- imbodlela, ibhotileXhosa
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