Definition of Flasks. Meaning of Flasks. Synonyms of Flasks

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Definition of Flasks

Flask
Flask Flask, n. [AS. flasce, flaxe; akin to D. flesch, OHG. flasca, G. flasche, Icel. & Sw. flaska, Dan. flaske, OF. flasche, LL. flasca, flasco; of uncertain origin; cf. L. vasculum, dim. of vas a vessel, Gr. ?, ?, ?. Cf. Flagon, Flasket.] 1. A small bottle-shaped vessel for holding fluids; as, a flask of oil or wine. 2. A narrow-necked vessel of metal or glass, used for various purposes; as of sheet metal, to carry gunpowder in; or of wrought iron, to contain quicksilver; or of glass, to heat water in, etc. 3. A bed in a gun carriage. [Obs.] --Bailey. 4. (Founding) The wooden or iron frame which holds the sand, etc., forming the mold used in a foundry; it consists of two or more parts; viz., the cope or top; sometimes, the cheeks, or middle part; and the drag, or bottom part. When there are one or more cheeks, the flask is called a three part flask, four part flask, etc. Erlenmeyer flask, a thin glass flask, flat-bottomed and cone-shaped to allow of safely shaking its contents laterally without danger of spilling; -- so called from Erlenmeyer, a German chemist who invented it. Florence flask. [From Florence in Italy.] (a) Same as Betty, n., 3. (b) A glass flask, round or pear-shaped, with round or flat bottom, and usually very thin to allow of heating solutions. Pocket flask, a kind of pocket dram bottle, often covered with metal or leather to protect it from breaking.

Meaning of Flasks from wikipedia

- solvent loss. Erlenmeyer flasks' narrow necks can also support filter funnels. The final two attributes of Erlenmeyer flasks make them especially appropriate...
- two flasks is partially evacuated of air, creating a near-vacuum which significantly reduces heat transfer by conduction or convection. Vacuum flasks are...
- Flask may refer to: Hip flask, a small container used to carry a small amount of liquid Laboratory flask, laboratory gl****ware for holding larger volumes...
- certain temperature. Volumetric flasks are used for precise dilutions and preparation of standard solutions. These flasks are usually pear-shaped, with...
- Round-bottom flasks (also called round-bottomed flasks or RB flasks) are types of flasks having spherical bottoms used as laboratory gl****ware, mostly...
- A hip flask is a thin flask for holding liquor. Hip flasks were traditionally made of pewter, silver, or even gl****, though most modern flasks are made...
- and other scientific settings, they are usually referred to simply as flasks. Flasks come in a number of shapes and a wide range of sizes, but a common distinguishing...
- borosilicate gl**** for heat and chemical resistance. Traditional Florence flasks typically do not have a ground gl**** joint on their rather longer necks...
- nitrogen or argon). These flasks are often connected to Schlenk lines, which allow both operations to be done easily. Schlenk flasks and Schlenk tubes, like...
- flask, also known as a vacuum flask, filter flask, suction flask, side-arm flask, Kitasato flask or Bunsen flask, is a thick-walled Erlenmeyer flask with...