Erlenmeyer flask

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

An Erlenmeyer flask.

Etymology[edit]

Named after the inventor, German chemist Richard Erlenmeyer, who created it in 1861.

Noun[edit]

Erlenmeyer flask (plural Erlenmeyer flasks)

  1. (chemistry) A glass laboratory flask of a conical profile with a narrow tubular neck and a flat bottom, used to manipulate solutions, or to carry out titrations.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 265:
      An assistant arrived with a wheeled cart bearing coffee in an Erlenmeyer flask, cups, and a plate of strange muffins.

Translations[edit]

Synonyms[edit]