Definitions for vacuum flask
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vacuum flask, vacuum bottle(noun)
flask with double walls separated by vacuum; used to maintain substances at high or low temperatures
A bottle, flask or similar vessel having a vacuum between its inner and outer silvered walls; designed to maintain the temperature of its contents
A Dewar vessel is the scientific version, and is most often used to store liquified gases.
A type of glass flask used in a laboratory similar to an Erlenmeyer flask, but with a side spout used for connection to an aspirator. Also known as a Bu00FCchner flask.
A vacuum flask is an insulating storage vessel that greatly lengthens the time over which its contents remain hotter or cooler than the flask's surroundings. Invented by Sir James Dewar in 1892, the vacuum flask consists of two flasks, placed one within the other and joined at the neck. The gap between the two flasks is partially evacuated of air, creating a near-vacuum which prevents heat transfer by conduction or convection. Vacuum flasks are used domestically to keep beverages hot or cold for extended periods of time and for many purposes in industry.
Translations for vacuum flask
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a container with double walls that have a vacuum between them to keep the contents from losing or gaining heat
a (vacuum-)flask of hot coffee.
- يِرْموس لِحِفظ حَرارَة السَّوائِلArabic
- garrafa térmicaPortuguese (BR)
- die ThermosflascheGerman
- termokande; termoflaskeDanish
- bouteille isolanteFrench
- निर्वात बोतलHindi
- termos bocaCroatian
- kelalang vakum, hampagasMalay
- vakuum pakovanjeSerbian
- 保溫瓶Chinese (Trad.)
- phích, bình téc mốtVietnamese
- 保温瓶Chinese (Simp.)
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