One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A container that keeps a substance hot or cold by means of a double wall enclosing a vacuum.
bottle, container, vesselView synonyms
- ‘Mix in the coriander and pour hot into a large vacuum flask.’
- ‘Make sure you have enough warm clothing, that your mobile phone is fully charged, and take a vacuum flask with a hot drink.’
- ‘Pouring the liquid oxygen from a vacuum flask he created 10 inches of frost inside the bomb and was able to defuse it successfully.’
- ‘You'll appreciate a warm drink from a vacuum flask, too.’
- ‘Vacuum flasks can help maintain flavour.’
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