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Erlenmeyer flask

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A conical laboratory flask with a narrow neck and flat broad bottom.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a conical flask with a wide base and narrow neck

Etymologies

After Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer (1825-1909), German chemist.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after the inventor, German chemist Richard Erlenmeyer, who created it in 1861. (Wiktionary)

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