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Dewar vessel

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 of Dewar vessel
1900-05; named after Sir James Dewar, its inventor Unabridged
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Dewar flask

a type of vacuum flask, esp one used in scientific experiments to keep liquid air, helium, etc; Thermos
Word Origin
C20: named after Sir James Dewar
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