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Er·len·mey·er flask(ûr′lən-mī′ər, âr′-)
A conical laboratory flask with a narrow neck and flat broad bottom.
[After Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer (1825-1909), German chemist.]
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(Chemistry) a flask, for use in a laboratory, with a narrow neck, wide base, and conical shape; conical flask
[C19: named after Emil Erlenmeyer (1825–1909), German chemist]
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Er′len•mey•er flask`(ˈɜr lənˌmaɪ ər, ˈɛr-)
a conical flask with a wide base and narrow neck, used in laboratories for swirling liquids.
[1885–90; after E. Erlenmeyer (1825–1909), German chemist]
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