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fume hood

[′fyüm ‚hu̇d]
(chemistry)
A fume-collection device over an enclosed shelf or table, so that experiments involving poisonous or unpleasant fumes or gases may be conducted away from the experimental area.

fume hood

A partial enclosure through which air is drawn to remove gases and odors within the enclosed area.
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The extract was concentrated in vacuo and the residue was allowed to dry in a fume cupboard.
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the installation and commissioning of fume cupboard at the Purchaser;
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About 200 students were evacuated from the science building after chlorine leaked from a fume cupboard during a lab experiment in the physics department.
Watch manager Jim Martin told the ECHO: "The fume cupboard was badly damaged and there were glass beakers and containers smashed across the room.
A spokeswoman for Caer-philly County Borough Council said the teacher was performing an experiment in the laboratory's fume cupboard and the pupils were observing when the accident occurred.
A Caerphilly County Borough Council spokeswoman said the teacher was performing an experiment in the laboratory's fume cupboard and the pupils were watching when the accident happened.
The new company is based at Tyne Metropolitan College (formerly North Tyneside College), Wallsend, and will use its pounds 28,000 Selective Finance for Investment grant to install quality control equipment and a fume cupboard in a clean room facility within the college.
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