American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A conical laboratory flask with a narrow neck and flat broad bottom.
- n. chemistry A glass laboratory flask of a conical profile with a narrow tubular neck and a flat bottom, used to manipulate solutions, or to carry out titrations.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a thin glass flask, flat-bottomed and cone-shaped to allow of safely shaking its contents laterally without danger of spilling; -- so called from Erlenmeyer, a German chemist who invented it.
- n. a conical flask with a wide base and narrow neck
- Named after the inventor, German chemist Richard Erlenmeyer, who created it in 1861. (Wiktionary)
- After Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer (1825-1909), German chemist. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“I began to think about how thin the glass of the Erlenmeyer flask was, and how it must be releasing heat.”
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