Associations to the word «Flask»


FLASK, noun. A narrow-necked vessel of metal or glass, used for various purposes; as of sheet metal, to carry gunpowder in; or of wrought iron, to contain quicksilver; or of glass, to heat water in, etc.
FLASK, noun. A container used to discreetly carry a small amount of a hard alcoholic beverage; a pocket flask.
FLASK, noun. (sciences) Laboratory glassware used to hold larger volumes than test tubes, normally having a narrow mouth of a standard size which widens to a flat or spherical base.
FLASK, noun. (engineering) A container for holding a casting mold, especially for sand casting molds.
FLASK, noun. A bed in a gun carriage.

Dictionary definition

FLASK, noun. Bottle that has a narrow neck.
FLASK, noun. The quantity a flask will hold.

Wise words

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