Synonyms for thermos
- Thermos flask [tm]
- vacuum flask
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THERMOS
In their places, suddenly, there were the thermos and the binoculars.
The day of that blessed comfort of the trail, the thermos flask, was not yet.
So she gets out the sandwiches and the thermos bottle and we take it that way.
They filled the thermos bottle that had so puzzled Tom, and then sallied forth.
They had a thermos bottle of cold tea which they referred to as “rum.”
There was first of all a thermos bottle filled with hot tea.
Going to the stern he obtained his thermos bottle, uncorked it and drank.
Bob unpacked the sandwiches and the thermos bottle of hot chocolate.
The maid had set the thermos bottle before the door at ten-thirty.
Stein, already awake, came up with a thermos of coffee and a snack.
trademark registered in Britain 1907, invented by Sir James Dewar (patented 1904 but not named then), from Greek thermos "hot" (see thermal). Dewar built the first one in 1892, but it was first manufactured commercially in Germany in 1904, when two glass blowers formed Thermos GmbH. Supposedly the company sponsored a contest to name the thing, and a Munich resident won with a submission of Thermos.