ˈThermos ˌflask


ˈThermos ˌflask
trademark
a container that keeps liquids hot or cold

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  • Thermos flask — Thermos UK [ˈθɜː(r)məs] / US [ˈθɜrməs] or Thermos flask UK / US Word forms Thermos : singular Thermos plural Thermoses trademark a container that keeps liquids hot or cold …   English dictionary

  • thermos flask — noun vacuum flask that preserves temperature of hot or cold drinks • Syn: ↑thermos, ↑thermos bottle • Hypernyms: ↑vacuum flask, ↑vacuum bottle …   Useful english dictionary

  • thermos jug — thermos bottle, thermos flask, or thermos jug, a bottle, flask, or jug made with a vacuum between the inner and outer walls so that its contents remain at their original temperature for hours; vacuum bottle. ╂[< Thermos, a trademark < Greek …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thermos® — /thûrˈməs or mos/ noun A brand of vacuum flask (also Thermos® flask) ORIGIN: Gr thermos hot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thermos — UK [ˈθɜː(r)məs] / US [ˈθɜrməs] or Thermos flask UK / US Word forms Thermos : singular Thermos plural Thermoses trademark a container that keeps liquids hot or cold …   English dictionary

  • Thermos — [[t]θɜ͟ː(r)mɒs[/t]] Thermoses N COUNT A Thermos, Thermos flask, or in American English Thermos bottle, is a container which is used to keep hot drinks hot or cold drinks cold. It has two thin shiny glass walls with no air between them.… …   English dictionary

  • thermos bottle — noun vacuum flask that preserves temperature of hot or cold drinks • Syn: ↑thermos, ↑thermos flask • Hypernyms: ↑vacuum flask, ↑vacuum bottle …   Useful english dictionary

  • thermos — /ˈθɜmɒs / (say thermos), / məs/ (say muhs) noun a double walled container, usually made of silvered glass and having a vacuum in the interior cavity; used to keep substances that are hotter or colder than their surroundings at a constant… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thermos — Ther|mos [ˈθə:məs US ˈθə:r ] n also Thermos .flask BrE trademark a special container like a bottle, that keeps drinks hot or cold British Equivalent: flask …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thermos — n. (in full Thermos flask) propr. a vacuum flask. Etymology: Gk (as THERMO ) …   Useful english dictionary