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Synonyms for Dewar

vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments

Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)

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As part of the Bacardi group of companies, John Dewar & Sons honors the spirit of sustainability with these benchmarks at its five malt distilleries:
Dewar, 19, from Crieff, but now living in London, had admitted breaking into McNee's Deli in Crieff, Perthshire, on August 24 to steal food and alcohol.
Passing sentence, Judge David Hodson said West he had subjected Ms Dewar to a severe beating: "This was a quite disgraceful offence.
Ten days later, Dewar handed himself in to police, with a written statement in which he made a complete admission.
Dewar said he's unsure where the cat will be placed if nobody is charged.
After criticizing archaeologists for failing to provide a coherent answer to these questions, Dewar fails to offer one of her own.
Dewar had taken an overdose and ended up in hospital after the theft was discovered.
Chancellor Gordon Brown, leading the main tribute to Mr Dewar, told 1,300 mourners in the cathedral and hundreds outside: 'He changed Scotland and Britain irreversibly - and changed it for the better.
Dewar began his career at Kmart -- then known as S.
Founded in 1846 by John Dewar, DEWAR'S has grown from a small wine and spirits merchant shop in Scotland, to one of the largest Scotch whisky brands in the world.
The environment is so important to Scotch whisky," says Iain Lochhead, Operations Director for John Dewar & Sons Ltd.
and dear mother of David III, and his wife Patricia, of Westford, Jean Dewar, and her husband Peter, of Grafton, and Jack, and his wife Charyl, of Freeport, ME.
Dewar died 10 years ago today after a fall outside his Bute House official residence in Edinburgh, as he battled to recover from heart surgery four months earlier.
Andrew Mitchell blasted the judge after seeing Alan Dewar, 18, jailed for stabbing his 17-year-old son Joshua in the heart in an unprovoked drink and drug-fuelled attack.