vial(redirected from vialing)
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A small container, usually with a closure, used especially for liquids.
tr.v. vi·aled, vi·al·ing, vi·als or vi·alled or vi·al·ling
To put or keep in or as if in a vial.
[Middle English viole, variant of fiol; see phial.]
a less common variant of phial
[C14: fiole, from Old French, from Old Provençal fiola, from Latin phiala, from Greek phialē; see phial]
vi•al(ˈvaɪ əl, vaɪl)
n., v. -aled, -al•ing (esp. Brit.) -alled, -al•ling. n.
1. Also, phial. a small container, as of glass, for holding liquids.v.t.
2. to put into or keep in a vial.
[1300–50; Middle English viole, variant of fiole phial]
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|Noun||1.||vial - a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)|
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