Meaning of flask


Pronunciation: (flask, fläsk), [key]
— n.
  1. a bottle, usually of glass, having a rounded body and a narrow neck, used esp. in laboratory experimentation.
  2. a flat metal or glass bottle for carrying in the pocket: a flask of brandy.
  3. an iron container for shipping mercury, holding a standard commercial unit of 76 lb. (34 kg).
  4. a container into which sand is rammed around a pattern to form a mold.


Pronunciation: (flask, fläsk), [key]
— n. Ordn.
  1. the armored plates making up the sides of a gun-carriage trail.
  2. the bed of a gun carriage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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