A vial is a small, glass container. It's usually used to hold liquids or medications.

  • The doctor was going to give the patient a series of vials.

  • The vials of paint were spilled all over the floor.

Definition of vials


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


ampoule, ampul, ampule, phial

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