Dewar flask

Dewar vessel

noun
a container with an evacuated space between two walls that are highly reflective, capable of maintaining its contents at a near-constant temperature over relatively long periods of time; thermos.
Also called Dewar, Dewar flask.


Origin:
1900–05; named after Sir James Dewar, its inventor

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Dewar flask (ˈdjuːə)
 
n
a type of vacuum flask, esp one used in scientific experiments to keep liquid air, helium, etc; Thermos
 
[C20: named after Sir James Dewar]

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