Translation of flask in Spanish:

flask

Pronunciation: /flæsk; flɑːsk/

n

  • (bottle) frasco (m); (in laboratory) matraz (m), redoma (f)
    (hip flask)
    petaca (f), nalguera (f) (Mexico/México)
    (vacuum flask)
    (British English/inglés británico) termo (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • One of the flasks holds an oily liquid approximating to coffee while the other holds almost-boiling water that might nearly brew a half-strength cup of extra-weak tea.
    • With a few gurgling noises created from his throat, and, evidently, some mucus, he filled the glass to a quarter inch below the brim with the liquid in the flask.
    • He uncorked it, and poured the clear liquid into the flask.
    More example sentences
    • Levengood tested the metal fragment for the presence of hydrogen by putting a sample in a flask with a weak solution of acetic acid.
    • The GA solution was dried in a rotor evaporator and then incubated under vacuum overnight in a reagent flask.
    • They put methane, ammonia and carbon dioxide in a flask with some water, sparked some electricity through it, and after a week they got a brown sludge which contained amino acids.

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