from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shallow dish of glass or porcelain used in pharmacy in processes requiring evaporation.
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Heat in a platinum crucible for fifteen minutes at a low temperature; cool, and extract with water in an evaporating-dish about
It is then transferred to a five - or six-inch evaporating-dish, where its contents are acted upon with warm water for some time.
a small bulk; dilute and transfer to a 9-inch evaporating-dish; add 10 grams of sodium acetate and 5 c.c. of acetic acid, dilute to half a litre, and boil.
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