bottle bank

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "bottle bank":
singular bottle bank plural bottle banks British
a large container in a public place where people can put empty bottles so that the glass can be recycled (= used again)

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  • bottle bank — bottle banks N COUNT A bottle bank is a large container into which people can put empty bottles so that the glass can be used again. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • bottle bank — n BrE a container in the street that you put empty bottles into, so that the glass can be used again …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottle bank — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a place where used glass bottles may be deposited for recycling …   English terms dictionary

  • bottle bank — noun a place where bottles can be deposited for recycling • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle bank — noun A large container into which bottles are placed for recycling …   Wiktionary

  • bottle bank — noun Brit. a place where used glass bottles may be deposited for recycling …   English new terms dictionary

  • bottle bank — noun (C) a container in the street that you put empty bottles into, so that the glass can be used again …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈbottle ˌbank — noun [C] British a large container in a public place where people can put empty bottles so that the glass can be RECYCLED (= used again) …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bottle — n. & v. n. 1 a container, usu. of glass or plastic and with a narrow neck, for storing liquid. 2 the amount that will fill a bottle. 3 a baby s feeding bottle. 4 = hot water bottle. 5 a metal cylinder for liquefied gas. 6 Brit. sl. courage,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bank — bank1 W1S1 [bæŋk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place for money)¦ 2¦(river/lake)¦ 3 blood/sperm/organ bank 4¦(clouds/mist)¦ 5¦(raised area)¦ 6¦(machines)¦ 7¦(game)¦ 8 be makin bank 9¦(road)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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