fume cupboard

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fume cupboard

n
(Chemistry) a ventilated enclosure for storing or experimenting with chemicals with harmful vapours
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Those who had taken the pyridine out of the fume chambers poured it down the sinks and washed their apparatus quickly in an attempt to hide their violations.Before leaving the lab, the good professor turned and with a big smile on his face he told us "If everything you have tried fails, read the instructions.
The experiment was supposed to be carried out in a fume chamber where the gases from the reactions would be channelled out the lab.