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graduated cylinder

a narrow, cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.
Origin of graduated cylinder
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for graduated cylinder
  • 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 level.
  • In our experiment the solution in the graduated cylinder was going up through the tubing into the flask.
  • Use the same kind of olive oil in each graduated cylinder.
  • Pour the collected water from one branch into a graduated cylinder and mark the amount on a chart.
  • Fill a graduated cylinder with water and crushed ice.
  • Bleed line pressure to zero by opening the test apparatus leak orifice and allowing product to drain into a graduated cylinder.
  • Layer liquids of different densities in a graduated cylinder.
  • Each day, at the same time, collect the rain and measure its volume with a graduated cylinder.
Contemporary definitions for graduated cylinder

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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