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Woulff bottle

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noun \ˈwu̇lf-\

Medical Definition of Woulff bottle

  1. :  a bottle or jar with two or three necks used in washing or absorbing gases

Biographical Note for woulff bottle

Woulfe

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Peter

(1727–1803), British chemist. The Woulff bottle had been known to chemists before Woulfe's time, but the association of the bottle with Woulfe apparently derives from his use of a vessel with two outlets in a series of experiments described in 1767.


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