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vacuum

 [vak´u-um]
a space devoid of air or other gas.
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vac·uum

(vak'yūm),
An empty space, one practically exhausted of air or gas.
[L. ntr. of vacuus, empty]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

vac·u·um

(vak'yūm)
An empty space, one practically exhausted of air or gas.
[L. ntr. of vacuus, empty]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vac·u·um

(vak'yūm)
An empty space, one practically exhausted of air or gas.
[L. ntr. of vacuus, empty]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Anniversaries: 356BC: Birth of Alexander the Great; 1258: Salisbury Cathedral consecrated; 1803: Irish patriot Robert Emmet hanged for his part in trying to seize Dublin castle; 1842: Birth of chemist and physicist Sir James Dewar, inventor of the vacuum flask; 1854: The Allied armies defeated the Russians at the Battle of Alma in the Crimean War that produced six Victoria Crosses; 1869: Birth of comedian Sir George Robey; 1885: Birth of American jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton; 1967: Liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank; 1984: Suicide bomber kills 40 after driving into US Embassy compound in Beirut with lorry-load of explosives.
The drinks would have been better served in a vacuum flask than water bottles.
Tips: put the gravy in a vacuum flask unless you want it all over your car.
Chill well before your trip, and store in a vacuum flask or in a container inside a cool bag or box.
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Please send your pictures to Ian Jones, Peoplepost, Daily Post, PO Box 202, Vale Road, Llandudno Junction, Conwy LL31 9ZD1842: Sir James Dewar, Scottish physician and chemist, and inventor of the vacuum flask, was born in Fife.
The foam acts like a vacuum flask, keeping the rising temperature from reaching the canister, and hopefully stopping an explosion.
Land Rover vacuum flask PS11.99 from mensgiftshop.com
Also, take some high energy food such as chocolate, warm clothing and, if possible, a vacuum flask in case of breakdowns.