dewar


dew·ar

noun, often capitalized \ˈdü-ər also ˈdyü-\

Definition of DEWAR

:  a glass or metal container made like a vacuum bottle that is used especially for storing liquefied gases —called also Dewar flask

Origin of DEWAR

Sir James Dewar
First Known Use: 1939

Dew·ar

biographical name \ˈdü-ər, ˈdyü-\

Definition of DEWAR

Sir James 1842–1923 Scot. chem. & physicist

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