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Vial vs. Bottle

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Vialnoun

A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small tube-shaped bottle used to store medicine, perfume or other chemical.

Bottlenoun

A container, typically made of glass or plastic and having a tapered neck, used primarily for holding liquids.

‘Beer is often sold in bottles.’;

Vialverb

(transitive) To put or keep in, or as in, a vial.

Bottlenoun

The contents of such a container.

‘I only drank a bottle of beer.’;

Vialnoun

A small bottle, usually of glass; a little glass vessel with a narrow aperture intended to be closed with a stopper; as, a vial of medicine.

‘Take thou this vial, being then in bed,And this distilled liquor drink thou off.’;

Bottlenoun

A container with a rubber nipple used for giving liquids to infants, a baby bottle.

‘The baby wants a bottle.’;

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Vialverb

To put in a vial or vials.

Bottlenoun

Nerve, courage.

‘You don’t have the bottle to do that!’; ‘He was going to ask her out, but he lost his bottle when he saw her.’;

Vialnoun

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

Bottlenoun

A container of hair dye, hence with one’s hair color produced by dyeing.

‘Did you know he’s a bottle brunette? His natural hair color is strawberry blonde.’;

Vial

A vial (also known as a phial or flacon) is a small glass or plastic vessel or bottle, often used to store medication as liquids, powders or capsules. They can also be used as scientific sample vessels; for instance, in autosampler devices in analytical chromatography.

Bottlenoun

(obsolete) A bundle, especially of hay; something tied in a bundle.

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Bottlenoun

(figurative) Intoxicating liquor; alcohol.

‘to drown one’s troubles in the bottle’; ‘to hit the bottle’; ‘Tracy Chapman, “Fast Car” (song): See, my old man’s got a problem. He liveSIC with the bottle; that’s the way it is.’;

Bottlenoun

(printing) the tendency of pages printed several on a sheet to rotate slightly when the sheet is folded two or more times.

Bottlenoun

A dwelling; habitation.

Bottlenoun

A building; house.

Bottleverb

(transitive) To seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption. Also fig.

‘This plant bottles vast quantities of spring water every day.’;

Bottleverb

To feed (an infant) baby formula.

‘Because of complications she can't breast feed her baby and so she bottles him.’;

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Bottleverb

To refrain from doing (something) at the last moment because of a sudden loss of courage.

‘The rider bottled the big jump.’;

Bottleverb

To strike (someone) with a bottle.

‘He was bottled at a nightclub and had to have facial surgery.’;

Bottleverb

To pelt (a musical act on stage, etc.) with bottles as a sign of disapproval.

‘Meat Loaf was once bottled at Reading Festival.’;

Bottlenoun

A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for holding liquids.

Bottlenoun

The contents of a bottle; as much as a bottle contains; as, to drink a bottle of wine.

Bottlenoun

Fig.: Intoxicating liquor; as, to drown one's reason in the bottle.

Bottlenoun

A bundle, esp. of hay.

Bottleverb

To put into bottles; to inclose in, or as in, a bottle or bottles; to keep or restrain as in a bottle; as, to bottle wine or porter; to bottle up one's wrath.

Bottlenoun

glass or plastic vessel; cylindrical with a narrow neck; no handle

Bottlenoun

the quantity contained in a bottle

Bottleverb

store (liquids or gases) in bottles

Bottleverb

put into bottles;

‘bottle the mineral water’;

Bottle

A bottle is a narrow-necked container made of an impermeable material (clay, glass, plastic, aluminium etc.) in various shapes and sizes to store and transport liquids (water, milk, beer, wine, ink, cooking oil, medicine, soft drinks, shampoo, and chemicals, etc.) and whose mouth at the bottling line can be sealed with an internal stopper, an external bottle cap, a closure, or a conductive using induction sealing. Some of the earliest bottles appeared in China, Phoenicia, Crete, and Rome.

‘inner seal’;

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