Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a vessel, often made of sheet-copper or sheet-iron, cubical or nearly so in form, in which substances are heated to a determinate temperature in order to drive off water, or sometimes alcohol or other liquids.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.