Vials of different colored liquids.
An example of a vial is a container for holding a liquid chemical in a lab.
Origin of vialMiddle English viole, variant, variety of fiole from Old French from Old Provençal fiola: see phial
transitive verb-·aled or -·alled, -·al·ing or -·al·ling
transitive verbvi·aled, vi·al·ing, vi·als, or vi·alled vi·al·ling
Origin of vialMiddle English viole variant of fiol ; see phial .
(third-person singular simple present vials, present participle vialing, simple past and past participle vialed)
- To put or keep in, or as in, a vial.
Middle English viole, fiole, Old French fiole. From Ancient Greek word Ï†Î¹Î¬Î»Î· (phialÄ“, “a broad flat container"). See also phial.