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]
Translations
References in classic literature ?
"Some wine, Tita, from the Florence flask! Had it not been for you, I tremble to think of what might have come of it.
Real laboratories didn't have multiple Florence flasks and beakers perfectly aligned on shelves brimming with brightly colored liquids.
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