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Erlenmeyer flask

[ur-luh n-mahy-er, er-] /ˈɜr lənˌmaɪ ər, ˈɛr-/
noun
1.
a flask having a wide base, narrow neck, and conical form, convenient in laboratory experimentation for swirling liquids by hand.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; named after E. Erlenmeyer (died 1909), German chemist
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Erlenmeyer flask

/ˈɜːlənˌmaɪə/
noun
1.
a flask, for use in a laboratory, with a narrow neck, wide base, and conical shape; conical flask
Word Origin
C19: named after Emil Erlenmeyer (1825–1909), German chemist
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