vacuum flask


Examples of vacuum flask in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During one expedition to what was once London, a young scientist, out gathering brushwood, unearths a small vacuum flask, inside which is a handwritten account of life in a small village called Beadle during the days leading up to the lunar catastrophe. Michael Dirda, Washington Post, 2 Feb. 2023 It is then pumped into a truck-sized double-thick vacuum flask on wheels and sent to hospitals. Washington Post, 24 June 2020 Those without vehicles were seen carrying fuel in cans, bottles, and even vacuum flasks. Riyaz Wani, Quartz India, 4 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vacuum flask was in 1917

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“Vacuum flask.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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