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  • n. Plural form of screwtop.

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Examples

  • And the reason for that is that because the squadron that flies these Hawkeyes for obvious reasons, is called the screwtops, and he's the number three screwtop, right?

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2002

  • After reading Taber's book I'm convinced that the tide is turning--and for good reason--against a mindless opposition to screwtops and other alternatives to plain old cork.

    Wine Book Club #3: To Cork Or Not to Cork?

  • I know some wineries are moving to screwtops, but we did find it funny to unscrew the top.

    Veal Chops and Herbed Potatoes from the French Countryside

  • Other way round: cork oak woods are dwindling because the wine industry is switching to plastic "corks" and screwtops.

    Pharyngula

  • That can be quite a feat to perform without spilling a drop eh, not to mention running the risk of the beverage leaking due to dodgy screwtops and ill-fitting lids, but those could be a thing of the past with the

    Coolest Gadgets

  • Since demand for cork is going down in the wine industry (because of metal screwtops and plastic stoppers), Portugese engineers are looking for other uses for the natural material.

    TreeHugger

  • However, the world may no longer need so much cork since the wine industry is opting to use metal screwtops and plastic stoppers instead.

    TREND HUNTER - The Latest Trends

  • Portugal produces over half the world’s cork supply — 157,000 tons each year — and demand is going down as the wine industry increasingly uses cheap plastic stoppers and metal screwtops.

    Would You Fly in a Plane Made From Cork? | Inhabitat

  • Let’s imagine that a top executive at a leading French champagne company decides to replace his corks with screwtops.

    Brand Sense

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