Meaning of vial

vi•al

Pronunciation: (vī'ul, vīl), [key]
— n., v., -aled, -al•ing -alled, -al•ling.
—n.
  1. a small container, as of glass, for holding liquids: a vial of rare perfume; a vial of medicine.
  2. to wreak vengeance or express anger: In her preface she pours out vials of wrath on her detractors.
—v.t.
  1. to put into or keep in a vial.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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