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English Meaning(s) for 蓋

  1. cover; lid; cap

Definition and Synonyms for 蓋

Operculum a hard flap serving as a cover for (a) the gill slits in fishes or (b) the opening of the shell in certain gastropods when the body is retracted
Cap a top (as for a bottle)
Synonyms: キャップ, 上蓋, 王冠,
Cap something serving as a cover or protection
Synonyms: さや, キャップ,
Lid a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.
Cover covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Synonyms: 上部,

Meanings for each kanji in 蓋

» cover; lid; flap

Categories 蓋 is a member of

Covering an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
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Protective Covering a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
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Cover covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
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Plate any flat platelike body structure or part
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Sample Sentences for 蓋

She took off the lid of the box.
He found it impossible to lift the lid.
This lid is too tight for me to open.
The date of manufacture is shown on the lid.
This jam jar's lid is stuck and won't open.

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