Woulfe bottle

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Woulfe bottle

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(Chemistry) chem a bottle with more than one neck, used for passing gases through liquids
[C18: named after Peter Woulfe (?1727–1803), English chemist]
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A: Tungsten is also known by its German name, wolfram, after 18th-century scientist Peter Woulfe.
He also purchased mineral collections from Johan Fabricius (1743-1808) in Denmark, and Jan Ingen Housz (1730-1799) in Vienna, and acquired many mineral specimens from the English mineral dealers Jacob Forster and Peter Woulfe between 1771 and 1781, and the Scottish mineral dealer John Jeans in Aberdeen in 1774-1777.