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carboy

car·boy

 (kär′boi′)
n.
A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.

[Persian qarābah, from Arabic qarrāba, big jug, from qarraba, to bring near, derived stem of qaruba, to be near; see qrb in Semitic roots.]
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carboy

(ˈkɑːˌbɔɪ)
n
a large glass or plastic bottle, usually protected by a basket or box, used for containing corrosive liquids such as acids
[C18: from Persian qarāba]
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car•boy

(ˈkɑr bɔɪ)

n.
a large glass bottle encased in a basket or box, used esp. for holding corrosive liquids.
[1705–15; < Persian qarāba(h) < Arabic qarrābah big jug]
car′boyed, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carboy - a large bottle for holding corrosive liquidscarboy - a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
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Translations

carboy

[ˈkɑːbɔɪ] Ngarrafón m
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carboy

nKorbflasche f
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A few of them then boarded her and were busily engaged in what appeared, from my distant position, as the emptying of the contents of various carboys upon the dead bodies of the sailors and over the decks and works of the vessel.
In the corners stood carboys of acid in wicker baskets.
"My name is Kenge," he said; "you may remember it, my child; Kenge and Carboy, Lincoln's Inn."
I always received by return of post exactly the same answer in the same round hand, with the signature of Kenge and Carboy in another writing, which I supposed to be Mr.
A young gentleman who had inked himself by accident addressed me from the pavement and said, "I am from Kenge and Carboy's, miss, of Lincoln's Inn."
In 1946, products included plastic bottles, talcum powder bottles, JIF lemon squeezers and carboys. In 1968, the company were bought by General Mills of the USA.
"Thank goodness I did, because as we harvested Solaris, Madeleine, and Fruhburgunder, we used every tank we had and had to get plastic carboys out of the attic.
The operating team confiscated 50 kilograms of sodium hydroxide, 160 kilograms of activated carbon, two carboys of suspected hypophosphorous acid, and 18 carboys of suspected acetone.
Another pickup truck with a load of foraged fruit pulls up to the tents just as I am leaving driven by a young man eager to fill up his carboys. "Marty is the only one I know who has a cider press, so it's the only way to get the juice," says Josh Bower, driver of the pickup.
The package includes Single-Use AdvantaFlex fluid transfer tubing and molded container closures, plus filters and caps for media bottles, Erlenmeyer flasks and carboys. The assemblies, offered in standardized configurations, are intended to help customers save time and money on inventoried parts, assembly and cleaning validations.
* Single-use fluid transfer tubing and molded container closures, plus filters and caps for media bottles, Erlenmeyer flasks, and carboys