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vacuum bottle

a bottle or flask having a vacuum liner that prevents the escape of heat from hot contents, usually liquids, or the entrance of heat into cold contents; thermos.
Origin of vacuum bottle
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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vacuum bottle  
A container with a double wall and a partial vacuum in the space between the two walls. Vacuum bottles are used to minimize the transfer of heat between the inside and the outside and thus keep the contents at a desired temperature.
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