Mariotte bottle

noun

Mar·​i·​otte bottle
¦marē¦ät-
: an apparatus that furnishes a flow of water under a constant head equal to the height of the bottom of the adjustable vertical tube above the level of the outlet

Word History

Etymology

after Edme Mariotte †1684 French physicist

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“Mariotte bottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mariotte%20bottle. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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