Dewar

Definitions of Dewar
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n Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)

Synonyms:
Sir James Dewar
Example of:
chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
physicist
a scientist trained in physics

n vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments

Synonyms:
Dewar flask
Type of:
vacuum bottle, vacuum flask
flask with double walls separated by vacuum; used to maintain substances at high or low temperatures

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