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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. bottle that has a narrow neck;

2. the quantity a flask will hold;
[syn: flask, flaskful]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flask \Flask\ (fl[a^]sk or fl[.a]sk), n. [AS. flasce, flaxe; akin to D. flesch, OHG. flasca, G. flasche, Icel. & Sw. flaska, Dan. flaske, OF. flasche, LL. flasca, flasco; of uncertain origin; cf. L. vasculum, dim. of vas a vessel, Gr. fla`skh, fla`skwn, fla`skion. Cf. Flagon, Flasket.] 1. A small bottle-shaped vessel for holding fluids; as, a flask of oil or wine. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] 3. A bed in a gun carriage. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster] 4. (Founding) The wooden or iron frame which holds the sand, etc., forming the mold used in a foundry; it consists of two or more parts; viz., the cope or top; sometimes, the cheeks, or middle part; and the drag, or bottom part. When there are one or more cheeks, the flask is called a three part flask, four part flask, etc. [1913 Webster] Erlenmeyer flask, a thin glass flask, flat-bottomed and cone-shaped to allow of safely shaking its contents laterally without danger of spilling; -- so called from Erlenmeyer, a German chemist who invented it. Florence flask. [From Florence in Italy.] (a) Same as Betty, n., 3. (b) A glass flask, round or pear-shaped, with round or flat bottom, and usually very thin to allow of heating solutions. Pocket flask, a kind of pocket dram bottle, often covered with metal or leather to protect it from breaking. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flask n 1: bottle that has a narrow neck 2: the quantity a flask will hold [syn: flask, flaskful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "flask": calabash, canteen, carafe, carboy, caster, cruet, cruse, decanter, demijohn, ewer, fifth, flacon, flagon, flasket, gourd, hipflask, hot-water bottle, jar, jeroboam, jug, lota, magnum, mussuk, olla, phial, stoup, vacuum bottle, vial
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):

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