Engler flask

noun
En·​gler flask | \ ˈeŋ(g)lə(r)- \

Definition of Engler flask

: a standard distilling flask usually of 100-milliliter capacity used to determine the volatility characteristics of petroleum products (such as gasoline, naphtha, or kerosine)

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History and Etymology for Engler flask

after Karl Engler †1925 German chemist

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“Engler flask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Engler%20flask. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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