bell glass


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bell glass

n
another name for bell jar
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Noun1.bell glass - a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gasesbell glass - a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
References in classic literature ?
"But what is this?" cried Peter Hovenden abruptly, taking up a dusty bell glass, beneath which appeared a mechanical something, as delicate and minute as the system of a butterfly's anatomy.
"That would be droll enough!" cried the blacksmith, breaking out into such an uproar of laughter that Owen himself and the bell glasses on his work-board quivered in unison.