bell jar

noun

Definition of bell jar

: a bell-shaped usually glass vessel designed to cover objects or to contain gases or a vacuum

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First Known Use of bell jar

1806

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bell jar

noun

Definition of bell jar for Students

: a usually glass vessel shaped like a bell and used to cover objects, hold gases, or keep a vacuum

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bell jar

noun \ ˈbel-ˌjär \

medical Definition of bell jar

: a bell-shaped usually glass vessel designed to cover objects or to contain gases or a vacuum

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