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Definition of "flask" []

  • A small container, such as a bottle, having a narrow neck and usually a cap, especially: (noun)
  • A flat, relatively thin container for liquor. (noun)
  • A container or case for carrying gunpowder or shot. (noun)
  • A vial or round long-necked vessel for laboratory use. (noun)
  • A frame for holding a sand mold in a foundry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flask" in a sentence
  • "'environment' is not just made up of the flask and media but also the * other cells in the flask* with which it must compete."
  • "You may think that a titanium flask is overkill, but after that first swig of Scotch at the end of a hike you'll appreciate the ounces it shaves over a standard stainless steel one. $160, snowpeak. com"
  • "On related notes, already argued US vs. UN with Ray today, and ... wow, look, someone else who just keeps talking and talking and doesn't get what is really going on or what anyone else is saying. cobie, your gift is getting good use today, as I have a certain flask in my hip pocket, just full of Southern Comfort, and that is PRECISELY what it's providing at the moment."