graduated cylinder

a narrow, cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.

1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  graduated cylinder
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a container for liquid with a wider base gradually narrowing to the top and marked with a graded scale; also called graduated flask's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
Jeremy's meniscus is touching the bottom of the graduated cylinder there.
Plus pipettes for measuring out specific amounts of wine and a graduated
  cylinder for mixing them together.
Slide the sample into a graduated cylinder filled with water to a predetermined
In our experiment the solution in the graduated cylinder was going up through
  the tubing into the flask.
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