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Flasks (bottles)

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Flattened globular or pear-shaped vessels with a short narrow neck and a small mouth, usually of glass, ceramic or metal and used for various purposes. Also narrow-necked vessels, usually of glass, having a rounded body, used especially in laboratories.

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Broader Terms used

<bottles by form>

Narrower Terms used

figured flasks
pocket flasks

Equivalent Terms used

flask (bottle)


12yrs ago

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