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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.]
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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]
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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]
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flask

(flăsk)
A rounded container with a long neck, used in laboratories.
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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
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flask

noun vessel, bottle, container, Thermos flask (trademark), hip flask, vacuum flask He took out a metal flask from his bag.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flask

nFlakon m; (Chem) → Glaskolben m; (for spirits, carried in pocket) → Flachmann m (inf), → Reiseflasche f; (= vacuum flask)Thermosflasche f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

flask

[flɑːsk] n (for brandy) → fiaschetta (also vacuum flask) → thermos ® m inv (Chem) → pallone m, beuta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

flask

n. frasco, pomo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012