bell jar

bell jar

a bell-shaped glass jar or cover for protecting delicate instruments, bric-a-brac, or the like, or for containing gases or a vacuum in chemical experiments.
Also called bell glass.

1875–80 Unabridged

Bell Jar, The

a novel (1963) by Sylvia Plath. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
bell jar
a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect flower arrangements or fragile ornaments or to cover apparatus in experiments, esp to prevent gases escaping

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