Erlenmeyer flask

Erlenmeyer flask

[ur-luhn-mahy-er, er-]
noun
a flask having a wide base, narrow neck, and conical form, convenient in laboratory experimentation for swirling liquids by hand.

Origin:
1885–90; named after E. Erlenmeyer (died 1909), German chemist

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Erlenmeyer flask (ˈɜːlənˌmaɪə)
 
n
a flask, for use in a laboratory, with a narrow neck, wide base, and conical shape; conical flask
 
[C19: named after Emil Erlenmeyer (1825--1909), German chemist]

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