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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small bottle-like container.

Usage examples (33)
  • We kept the gold flakes that we panned in a small glass vial.
  • Underneath the vial was a slip of paper, on which was written, --
  • Near it was an old spinnet, upon which stood a labelled vial, a tea-cup, and
  • A vision of the little blue-glass, yellow-labelled vial that held the swift dismissing pang, floated before him. for more
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  • Another word that sounds like vial which is a kind of small bottle, is vile which means very evil.
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