thermos bottle

thermos bottle
vacuum flask that preserves temperature of hot or cold drinks
Syn: ↑thermos, ↑thermos flask
Hypernyms: ↑vacuum flask, ↑vacuum bottle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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