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flask

 (flăsk)
n.
1. A small container, such as a bottle, having a narrow neck and usually a cap, especially:
a. A flat, relatively thin container for liquor.
b. A container or case for carrying gunpowder or shot.
c. A vial or round long-necked vessel for laboratory use.
2. A frame for holding a sand mold in a foundry.

[Middle English, cask, keg, from Old French flasque, from Late Latin flascō, of Germanic origin.]

flask

(flɑːsk)
n
1. a bottle with a narrow neck, esp used in a laboratory or for wine, oil, etc
2. Also called: hip flask a small flattened container of glass or metal designed to be carried in a pocket, esp for liquor
3. (Historical Terms) See powder flask
4. (Metallurgy) a container packed with sand to form a mould in a foundry
6. (General Engineering) engineering Also called: cask or coffin a container used for transporting irradiated nuclear fuel
[C14: from Old French flasque, flaske, from Medieval Latin flasca, flasco, perhaps of Germanic origin; compare Old English flasce, flaxe]

flask

(flæsk, flɑsk)

n.
1. a bottle, usu. of glass, having a rounded body and a narrow neck.
2. a flat bottle for carrying in the pocket.
3. an iron container for shipping mercury, holding a standard commercial unit of 76 lb. (34 kg).
4. a container into which sand is rammed around a pattern to form a mold.
[1375–1425; late Middle English: cask, keg < Anglo-French, Old French flaske < Late Latin flasca, of uncertain orig.; compare flagon]

flask

(flăsk)
A rounded container with a long neck, used in laboratories.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flask - bottle that has a narrow neckflask - bottle that has a narrow neck  
ampulla - a flask that has two handles; used by Romans for wines or oils
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
canteen - a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
Erlenmeyer flask - a conical flask with a wide base and narrow neck
hipflask, pocket flask - a flask that holds spirits
round-bottom flask - a spherical flask with a narrow neck
vacuum bottle, vacuum flask - flask with double walls separated by vacuum; used to maintain substances at high or low temperatures
2.flask - the quantity a flask will hold
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold

flask

noun vessel, bottle, container, Thermos flask (trademark), hip flask, vacuum flask He took out a metal flask from his bag.
Translations
دَوْرَق للشرابقَارُورَةقارورَهقنينَه
čutoraláhevtermoska
flaskelommelærketermoflaskefeltflaske
termospullo
pljoska
lombik
flaskahitabrúsipeli
魔法瓶
플라스크
termosas
karafekolbaplakanpudeletermoss
termosflaska
กระติกน้ำร้อนหรือน้ำเย็น
bình rượu nhỏ mang theo người

flask

[flɑːsk] N (for brandy) → petaca f; (= vacuum flask) → termo m (Chem) → matraz m, redoma f

flask

[ˈflɑːsk ˈflæsk] n
(also vacuum flask) → bouteille f thermos®
(for brandy)flasque f
(CHEMISTRY) (used in laboratories)ballon m
(for nuclear waste)château m (de transport)

flask

nFlakon m; (Chem) → Glaskolben m; (for spirits, carried in pocket) → Flachmann m (inf), → Reiseflasche f; (= vacuum flask)Thermosflasche f

flask

[flɑːsk] n (for brandy) → fiaschetta (also vacuum flask) → thermos ® m inv (Chem) → pallone m, beuta

flask

(flaːsk) noun
1. a container in which drinks can be carried. a flask of whisky.
2. a vacuum flask. The workmen carried flasks of tea.
3. a bottle, usually with a narrow neck.

flask

قَارُورَة čutora flaske Thermosflasche φλασκί frasco termospullo gourde pljoska borraccia 魔法瓶 플라스크 flacon feltflaske piersiówka frasco фляга termosflaska กระติกน้ำร้อนหรือน้ำเย็น cep matarası bình rượu nhỏ mang theo người 保温瓶

flask

n. frasco, pomo.
References in classic literature ?
As she spoke, Amy showed the handsome flask which replaced the cheap one, and looked so earnest and humble in her little effort to forget herself that Meg hugged her on the spot, and Jo pronounced her `a trump', while Beth ran to the window, and picked her finest rose to ornament the stately bottle.
A negro accompanied him, bearing a bucket of water and a flask of wine.
Flask --good-bye, and good luck to ye all --and this day three years I'll have a hot supper smoking for ye in old Nantucket.
Meantime, they hauled more and more upon their lines, till close flanking him on both sides, Stubb answered Flask with lance for lance; and thus round and round the Pequod the battle went, while the multitudes of sharks that had before swum round the Sperm Whale's body, rushed to the fresh blood that was spilled, thirstily drinking at every new gash, as the eager Israelites did at the new bursting fountains that poured from the smitten rock.
Simon rode on, however, apparently well pleased, occasionally pulling away at a flask of spirit, which he kept in his pocket.
I snatched my liquor flask from my knapsack, but the woman forbade me, and said:
We had had some biscuit and dried fish for supper, and Steerforth had produced from his pocket a full flask of Hollands, which we men (I may say we men, now, without a blush) had emptied.
My guardian then took me into his own room, and while he lunched, standing, from a sandwich-box and a pocket flask of sherry (he seemed to bully his very sandwich as he ate it), informed me what arrangements he had made for me.
To picnic by some lonely stream-side on a few sandwiches, a flask of claret, and a pennyworth of apples; to talk about the books we loved; to exchange our hopes and dreams,--we asked nothing better than this simple fare.
The Saracens produced from their baskets a quantity of charcoal, a pair of bellows, and a flask of oil.
The bird described the place, which was not far distant, and the princess filled a small silver flask that she had brought with her for the purpose.
He then asked for some vial to pour it into, and as there was not one in the inn, he decided on putting it into a tin oil-bottle or flask of which the host made him a free gift; and over the flask he repeated more than eighty paternosters and as many more ave-marias, salves, and credos, accompanying each word with a cross by way of benediction, at all which there were present Sancho, the innkeeper, and the cuadrillero; for the carrier was now peacefully engaged in attending to the comfort of his mules.