from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A round-bottomed flask with a long neck (used especially for distillation)
  • n. The head of a bolt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A long, straight-necked, glass vessel for chemical distillations; -- called also a matrass or receiver.
  • n. The head of a bolt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A long straight-necked glass vessel for chemical distillations. Also called matrass and receiver.


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