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Definition of the noun dewar

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noun - plural:

  • dewar: dewars
  • Dewar: Dewars

  1. vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments

Alternative definition of the noun dewar


  1. A vacuum flask; a vessel which keeps its contents hotter or cooler than their environment without the need to modify the pressure, by interposing an evacuated region to provide thermal insulation between the contents and the environment.


  1. Dewar is a town in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 818 at the 2010 census, a decline of 3.4 percent from 919 at the 2000 census. Founded in 1909 by workers for the Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway, it was named for William Peter Dewar, a railroad official. It incorporated in 1909.
  2. Dewar is an unincorporated community in eastern Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads northeast of the city of Waterloo, the county seat of Black Hawk County. Its elevation is 889 feet. Although Dewar is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 50623, which opened on 25 October 1887.

There are other places with in their name, like Dewar Creek.


Dewar is a fictional film character.


  1. Dewar is a lunar crater that lies on the Moon's far side. Less than one crater diameter to the south-southwest is the crater Stratton. Vening Meinesz is a little over one crater diameter to the northwest. The slightly worn rim of this crater is roughly circular, with a small outward protrusion along the southern edge. The interior floor is marked by several small impacts along the eastern side.
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  2. Dewar: A container, usually made of glass or metal, that has at least two walls with the space between each wall evacuated so as to prevent the transfer of heat. The inside of the container often has a coating on the inside to reduce heat transfer, and is used especially for storing liquified gases or for experiments at low temperatures. The size can vary from that of a small thermos bottle up to that which may be mounted upon a large truck.

Phrases with Dewar

  1. dewar flask
  2. Dewar vessel
  3. sir james dewar

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dewar

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Google previewBiography for Beginners (2014)

by Edmund Clerihew Bentley

/ PROFESSOR JAMES DEWAR, F.R.S. Professor Dewar Is a better man.

Google previewInternational Project Finance (2011)

Law and Practice by John Dewar

John Dewar is a partner in the Global Project Finance Group and is based in Milbank, Tweed, Hadley (SC McCloy LLP's London office. John's practice centres on project and structured finance transactions in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, ...

Google previewThe Social Economics of Health Care (2002)

by John B Davis

Dewar is an Assistant Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, and in the Department of Economics at ...

Google previewNeurology (2011)

Clinical Cases Uncovered by Malcolm Macleod, Marion Simpson, Suvankar Pal

Corticobasal degeneration 12 Andrew Dewar is an 82- year-old man who presents with a history of increasing confusion over the past 4 months ...

Google previewDebates on U.S. Health Care (2012)

by Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Wendy E. Parmet, Mark A. Zezza

Diane Dewar is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the School of Public Health and Associate Professor in the Departments of Health Policy, Management and Behavior and Department of Economics at the University at Albany, State ...

Google previewTensile Testing, 2nd Edition (2004)

by Joseph R. Davis

Since a dewar is a vacuum-insulated bucket to hold liquid, it is not advisable to have a hole in the bottom for pull-rod penetration because it introduces a leak potential for liquid, vacuum, and heat. The closed-bottom feature of a cryostat ...

Google previewNEW YORK'S GREAT INDUSTRIES (1885)

Dewar is the inventor of a grapple for the removal of obstructions in soil and waste pipes. (Patented July 4...

Dewar is a genial and enterprising- gentleman, highly esteemed by all with whom h3 has had business dealings. George A.

Google previewAdvances in Cryogenic Engineering (2013)

by K. D. Timmerhaus

The supply dewar is a spherical aluminum configuration with appropriate plumbing, valving, and instrumentation. The design will allow initial purging and cooldown of the system to 4.2 K and recovery of all flash and boil-off gas associated with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Dewar benzene has the systematic name bicyclo[2,2,0]hexa2,5diene, and is a nonplanar bicyclic molecule. It has a high bond strain and will spontaneously slowly convert to benzene. The unsubstituted compound was first synthesized in 1963 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names (2007)

by Tom Savage

Dewar, Black Hawk County. Dewar was first called Emert for John and Elizabeth Emert, who donated the land for the town. The name was later changed to DeWar so there would be less confusion with the mail going to ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Chemistry (1999)

by Anand Dhingra

DEWAR FLASK : Thermos flask or vacuum flask. A double walled vessel of thin glass with the space between the walls evacuated and sealed. Such a container is used to store the substances at a particular temperature independent of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Dead Rock Stars (2012)

Heroin, Handguns, and Ham Sandwiches by Jeremy Simmonds

The Robin Trower Band Lulu & The Luvvers Stone the Crows Originally a near-anonymous bassplayer with the backing band for Scots teenage sensation Lulu, James Dewar graduated to become one of the most ...

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

Dewar flask A Dewar flask is the name given to a kind of vacuum flask used in scientific experiments to store a liquid or gas at a constant temperature. It is also known by the trademark Thermos flask or, nontechnically, as a vacuum flask.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

▷standard deviation, ▷variance Dewar Photoproduct: An UV-induced valence isomer of pyrimidine-pyrimidone 6–4 adduct. It is less mutagenic than the 6–4 adduct (see Fig. D34), which inserts preferentially a G opposite to a 3′ T and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Some forty years ago, when the germ theory of disease in its present form was in its infancy, Dewar, of Fife, conceived the idea that Sulphurous acid was an innocent and at the same time universal germ destroyer, and consequently universal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

reaction is a substituted Dewar benzene, itself a high-energy isomer of [6]annulene. Thus, from a synthetic standpoint, a substituted [4]annulene can be converted to its isomeric ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Some forty years ago, when the germ theory of disease in its present form was in its infancy, Dewar, of Fife, conceived the idea that Sulphurous acid was an innocent and at the same time universal germ destroyer, and consequently universal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources (2013)

by Jürgen Garche, Chris K. Dyer, Patrick T. Moseley, Zempachi Ogumi, David A. J. Rand, Bruno Scrosati

Dewar size and geometry ...

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Small photo of ROCKAWAY, NJ, USA - MARCH 13, 2016: Bottle of Aberfeldy single malt whisky aged 12 years. Aberfeldy is currently owned by John Dewar & Sons, a subsidiary of Bacardi groupSmall photo of MIAMI, USA - January 8, 2017: A bottle of 12 year old malt and grain Scotch whiskey, created by Dewar's Master Blender. Dewar's whiskies have won more than 400 awards and medals in over 20 countries.Small photo of FONTE, VENICE, ITALY - DECEMBER 2017. Bottle of Scotch Whisky Dewar's Signature 70cl, 40%Vol.Small photo of An embryologist pulls out of the dewar with liquid nitrogen straws with frozen embryos and egg cellsSmall photo of An embryologist pulls out of the dewar with liquid nitrogen straws with frozen embryos and egg cellsSmall photo of An embryologist pulls out of the dewar with liquid nitrogen straws with frozenn embryos and egg cellsSmall photo of John Dewar distillery and headquarters. Aberfeldy, Scotland, Britain, August 2017 More...

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Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses. (Thomas Dewar)
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Scrabble value of D2E1W4A1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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