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n.1.(Chem.) An apparatus used in separating, as a separating funnel.
2.(Surg.) A surgical instrument for separating the pericranium from the cranium.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The water layer (bottom layer of the separatory funnel) was removed and the organic layer was further dried using anhydrous Ca[Cl.sub.2] granular.
Thereafter, the hydrolate was subjected to liquid-liquid partition in a separatory funnel and three washes with three 10 mL portions of dichloromethane.
The resultant mixture was centrifuged at a speed of 2,500 rpm for three minutes, and the supernatant was directly decanted into a 1 liter capacity separatory funnel.
PWW was then dissolved in 600 ml methanol and transferred to separatory funnel (2L) and 600 ml of n-hexane was added to the mixture.
The extract obtained was vacuum filtered and transferred to a separatory funnel containing 40mL of petroleum ether.
In a laboratory room, adults were placed into a 500 mL separatory funnel using the aspirator.
This was acidified with HCl (pH 1.0) and the partition performed with 300ml of ethyl acetate using separatory funnel.
The mixture was poured into saturated N[H.sub.4]Cl solution (1000 mL) with a separatory funnel.
The solution was transferred to a separatory funnel, and it was shaken with 10 mL chloroform for 2 minutes and then allowed to stand for clear separation of the two phases.