What does VIAL mean?

Definitions for VIALˈvaɪ əl, vaɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phial, vial, ampule, ampul, ampoule(noun)

    a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)


  1. vial(Noun)

    A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small bottle used to store medicine or perfume.

  2. vial(Verb)

    To put or keep in, or as in, a vial.

  3. Origin: viole, fiole, fiole. From word φιάλη. See also phial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vial(noun)

    a small bottle, usually of glass; a little glass vessel with a narrow aperture intended to be closed with a stopper; as, a vial of medicine

  2. Vial(verb)

    to put in a vial or vials

  3. Origin: [OE. viole, fiole, F. fiole. See Phial.]


  1. Vial

    A vial is a small glass or plastic vessel or bottle, often used to store medication as liquids, powders or capsules. They can also be used as sample vessels; for instance, in autosampler devices in analytical chromatography. Modern vials are often made of plastics such as polypropylene.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vial

    vī′al, n. same as Phial, v.t. to keep in a vial.—n. Vī′alful.—Pour out vials of wrath, to inflict judgment (Rev. xvi. 1): to storm, rage.

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Anagrams for VIAL »

  1. vila

  2. LAIV

  3. vail


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of VIAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of VIAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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