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bell jar

n.
A cylindrical glass vessel with a rounded top and an open base, used to protect and display fragile objects or to establish a vacuum or a controlled atmosphere in scientific experiments.

bell jar

n
a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect flower arrangements or fragile ornaments or to cover apparatus in experiments, esp to prevent gases escaping

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n.
a bell-shaped glass cover designed esp. for protecting objects or for containing gases or a vacuum in chemical experiments.
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Noun1.bell jar - a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gasesbell jar - 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"
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bell jar

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bell jar

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Their work brings characters to life through a series of intricate, animated, wall-mounted dollhouses and bell jars and the silent digital projections are inspired by Film Noir and focus on subject matters that juxtapose adulthood and childhood.
The experiment mimics the effects of inhaling tobacco smoke, e-cigarette vape and normal air into the lungs, with the lungs represented by three bell jars filled with cotton wool.
Using three separate bell jars filled with cotton wool to represent a person's lungs, at the end of the test the cotton wool in the one simulating smoking is covered in tar.
Aside from hanging beautifully-colored ornaments on your tree, try placing it inside bowls or bell jars for your tablescapes.
Then a quick trip to Ikea for their beautiful bell jars and festive decor.
Make use of existing decorative jars Filling mason jars, vases, bell jars and glass bowls with pinecones, string lights, and other festive trinkets is a cost-effective way of creating a centrepiece for your shelf or dining table.
CYSExcel.com have a diverse selection drawn from multiple high-quality product lines ranging from basic styles such as cylinder, square, and rectangle vases, to more contemporary designs such as tapered vases, trumpet vases, bell jars, cloches, colored glass, fish bowls, and apothecary jars.
The hour-long work featured a set of non-instruments - objects resembling gourds, bell jars and so on suspended mid-air and placed mid-stage - around which sat players of more readily identifiable instruments.
Also known as bell jars, these little festive scenes covered by a glass display dome are the grown-up version of a snow globe, and look great on a mantelpiece or as a table centrepiece.
Similar bell jars available from M&S KEEP bedtimes snuggly even when using crisp masculine tones and accessories.