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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle).

Usage examples (35)
  • Round the neck of the phial was a label, and thereon was written this one word,
  • It was a very small phial, half full of a clear liquid.
  • -- In an ounce phial put one teaspoonful Aqua Ammonia, Gum
  • -- Procure any long glass vessel -- a cologne bottle or long phial. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Keep the blood in a "phial," (a small glass bottle; a small vessel to hold liquids) but the results of the blood test in a "file." (a folder or other container to hold papers)
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