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  • n. German chemist (1825-1909)


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  • What you have labeled 'experimental flasks' are actually called Erlenmeyer flasks.

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  • He then decanted the pulpy slurry into an Erlenmeyer flask set atop an electric hot plate.

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  • I also like NB Design's silver jewelry, such as the Erlenmeyer flask pendant shown at left.

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  • I strained it very carefully, through cheese cloth, and got out every solid I could, until I ended up with about 2 liters in the Erlenmeyer flask.


  • I began to think about how thin the glass of the Erlenmeyer flask was, and how it must be releasing heat.


  • We knew we were under the Michaelson Chemistry Labs when the vapors hit us through the air vents overhead, and we passed a trash heap of old beakers and Erlenmeyer flasks, all shattered and discarded—a tribute to two centuries of clumsy students.

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  • In that period Science i.e., spectacled men in white lab coats grasping Erlenmeyer flasks was droning on about the high failure rate of the condom.

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  • When we hold up Erlenmeyer flasks to eye level to see the future of research in them, which we try not to do too often because we usually don't want to know, rarely is this accompanied by an eerie red light coming from the general direction of our pockets.

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  • As for an inward slant, my first thought was of an Erlenmeyer flask. » I should have thought of this

  • Invented in 1941 by German chemist Peter Schlumbohm, the Chemex® was inspired by a passion for coffee and an ubiquitous laboratory staple—the Erlenmeyer flask.

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