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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) 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.

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  • noun chemistry An instrument for measuring liquids, consisting of a tube with a piston inside.

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