Florence flask


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Florence flask

n.
A round flatbottom flask with a long neck, used in laboratory work.

[After Florence, from the use of similar flasks for certain Italian wines.]

Florence flask

n
(Chemistry) a round flat-bottomed glass flask with a long neck, used in chemical experiments

Flor′ence flask`


n.
a round bottle having a flat bottom and long neck, for use in laboratories.
[1735–45]
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Approximately 75 ml of N-nitrosamines free methanol is added to a preweighed 250 ml Florence flask and fitted with the Soxhlet tube containing the sample and extracted for 24 hours; previous time dependance studies (ref.
The volume of the methanol extract is then reduced to 5-10 ml by rotary evaporation and the 250 ml Florence flask is weighed again; the weight of the extract is obtained by difference.
Real laboratories didn't have multiple Florence flasks and beakers perfectly aligned on shelves brimming with brightly colored liquids.
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