Phial Vs File

Homophones are the words that sound the same, yet have different meanings. In this article we will see the difference between Phial and File and their correct usages.

Phial Vs File

Phial: (n) a small cylindrical glass bottle, typically used for medical samples or for potions or medicines; a vial

For e.g.

  • The teacher handed out small phials of liquid for the students to use in their experiments.
  • Cough syrups are usually sold in phials.

File: (n) a folder or box for holding loose papers together and in order for easy reference.

For e.g

  • You can stand in a single file and await your chance to enter the office.
  • She opened the file and began to read.

 

 

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