flask

noun \ ˈflask , ˈfläsk \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of flask

: a container often somewhat narrowed toward the outlet and often fitted with a closure: such as
a : a broad flattened necked vessel used especially to carry alcoholic beverages on the person
b British : thermos

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Origin and Etymology of flask

Middle French flasque powder flask, ultimately from Late Latin flascon-, flasco bottle, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German flaska bottle

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FLASK Defined for English Language Learners

flask

noun

Definition of flask for English Language Learners

  • : a container that is shaped like a flattened bottle and that is used to carry alcohol

  • : a glass bottle used in scientific laboratories


FLASK Defined for Kids

flask

noun \ ˈflask \

Definition of flask for Students

: a container like a bottle with a flat or rounded body

Medical Dictionary

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flask

noun \ ˈflask \

medical Definition of flask

: a container often somewhat narrowed toward the outlet and often fitted with a closure: as
a : any of various usually blown-glass vessels used for technical purposes in a laboratory
b : a metal container in which the materials used to form a dental restoration (as a denture) are processed

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flask

transitive verb

medical Definition of flask

: to place (a denture) in a flask for processing


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