Mariotte bottle

noun
Mar·​i·​otte bottle | \ ¦marē¦ät- \

Definition of Mariotte bottle

: 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

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History and Etymology for Mariotte bottle

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 18 Oct. 2021.

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