vacuum bottle

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  1. a bottle or flask having a vacuum liner that prevents the escape of heat from hot contents, usually liquids, or the entrance of heat into cold contents; thermos.

Origin of vacuum bottle

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby vacuum bottle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use vacuum bottle in a sentence

  • Then he dropped the vacuum bottle where the officer must find it when he recovered consciousness.

    The Belgians to the Front | Colonel James Fiske

Scientific definitions for vacuum bottle

vacuum bottle

  1. A container with a double wall and a partial vacuum in the space between the two walls. Vacuum bottles are used to minimize the transfer of heat between the inside and the outside and thus keep the contents at a desired temperature.

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