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- n. An instrument for measuring liquids, consisting of a tube with a piston inside.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for measuring liquids. It consists of a piston moving in a tube in which is contained the liquid, the quantity expelled being indicated by the graduation upon the piston rod.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for measuring the volume of a liquid by the amount expelled by a piston moving in a tube containing the liquid, the quantity being indicated by a graduation on the piston.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)