Pronunciation: (flask, fläsk),[key] —n. 1. a bottle, usually of glass, having a rounded body and a narrow neck, used esp. in laboratory experimentation.
2. a flat metal or glass bottle for carrying in the pocket: a flask of brandy. 3. an iron container for shipping mercury, holding a standard commercial unit of 76 lb. (34 kg).
4. Metall.a container into which sand is rammed around a pattern to form a mold.
Pronunciation: (flask, fläsk),[key] —n.Ordn. 1. the armored plates making up the sides of a gun-carriage trail.
2. Obs.the bed of a gun carriage.