Erlenmeyer flask

noun
Er·​len·​mey·​er flask | \ ˈər-lən-ˌmī(-ə)r- How to pronounce Erlenmeyer flask (audio) , ˈer-lən- \

Definition of Erlenmeyer flask

: a flat-bottomed conical laboratory flask

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First Known Use of Erlenmeyer flask

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Erlenmeyer flask

Emil Erlenmeyer

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The first known use of Erlenmeyer flask was in 1886

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

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Erlenmeyer flask

noun
Er·​len·​mey·​er flask | \ ˌər-lən-ˌmī(-ə)r- How to pronounce Erlenmeyer flask (audio) , ˌer-lən- How to pronounce Erlenmeyer flask (audio) \

Medical Definition of Erlenmeyer flask

: a flat-bottomed conical flask whose shape allows the contents to be swirled without danger of spilling

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