Recent Examples of thermos from the Web
Fuel up at a restaurant designed to look like a massive lunch box (it's surrounded by Andy's toys and a giant thermos).
Purchase a package of tea from a small kiosk near the entrance (jasmine tea was 15 yuan) and grab a thermos of hot water and a bag of sunflower seeds or lightly sweetened peanuts (5 yuan, paid on the honor system).
The essentials in a non-traditional lunch include: A fruit and a vegetable A water or low fat milk choice A way to keep foods safe such as a thermos for hot foods or insulated lunch bag with a frozen water bottle for cold foods.
The table was piled with pastries, scrambled eggs, a thermos of coffee and other goodies.
Like half of a thermos was brandy and the rest was coffee, and that's at 4:30 in the morning.
Combine some hot water, whiskey, a squeeze of honey and another squeeze of lemon in a thermos.
Add to the fun by packing the kids into a sled and filling them up with Christmas cookies and a thermos of hot chocolate.
After the decorating is done, the dad spreads a blanket for the family to sit briefly and drink hot chocolate from their thermos.
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Origin and Etymology of thermos
First Known Use: 1907See Words from the same year
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Definition of thermos for English Language Learners
: a container that keeps liquids hot or cold for long periods of time
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