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test tube

n.
A clear, cylindrical glass tube usually open at one end and rounded at the other, used in laboratory experimentation.

test tube

n
1. (Chemistry) a cylindrical round-bottomed glass tube open at one end: used in scientific experiments
2. (Chemistry) (modifier) made synthetically in, or as if in, a test tube: a test-tube product.

test′ tube`


n.
a hollow cylinder of thin glass with one end closed, used in laboratory experimentation and analysis.
[1840–50]

test′-tube`



adj.
produced in or as if in a test tube; synthetic or experimental.
[1885–90]

test tube

(tĕst)
A cylindrical tube of clear glass, usually open at one end and rounded at the other, used as a container for small amounts of a substance in laboratory tests and experiments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.test tube - glass tube closed at one endtest tube - glass tube closed at one end  
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
Translations
zkumavka
reagensglas
koeputki
epruveta
試験管
시험관
epruveta
provrör
หลอดทดลอง
ống nghiệm

test tube

n (Chem) → provetta

test tube

أُنْبُوبُ اِخْتِبَار zkumavka reagensglas Reagenzglas δοκιμαστικός σωλήνας probeta koeputki éprouvette epruveta provetta 試験管 시험관 reageerbuisje prøverør probówka tubo de ensaio пробирка provrör หลอดทดลอง deney tüpü ống nghiệm 试管

test tube

n tubo de ensayo
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