watch glass


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watch glass

n.
1. A shallow glass dish used as a beaker cover or evaporating surface.
2. A concavo-convex glass or plastic disk used to cover the face of a watch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watch glass - laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
2.watch glass - a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
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"
watch, ticker - a small portable timepiece
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Pretreated glass slides were placed on a watch glass. A certain concentration of Ag@Au NP solution was poured into the watch glass to a certain level above the slide surface.
This slurry was then placed for 24 h at room temperature for digestion of metals covered with watch glass. Solution made by diluting the slurry into doubly distilled water and making the final volume of 100 mL was then heated at 110 [degrees]C for 3 h for digestion of metals.
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Then, the ingredients of the pipe were discharged through aspatul on watch glass. Some distilled water was added to the remaining amount in the bottom of the pipe and it was again added on the watch glass.
This plate is placed in a shallow pool of solvent (0.5 cm) in a developing chamber (jar with a lid or beaker with a watch glass).
Take a tour of restored resort in Troutdale and check out the organic gardens, play a round of golf, or watch glass or clay artisans at work.