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beaker

a cylindrical flat-bottomed container used in laboratories, usually made of glass and having a pouring lip

beaker

[′bē·kər]
(naval architecture)
A shipboard vessel, usually used for storing water.
(science and technology)
A deep, open-mouthed, cylindrical vessel with thin walls, which usually has a projecting lip for pouring.
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Supported by the latest technology, Beaker offers life sciences professionals a dynamic, online community that provides everything they need to manage a career in the industry including up-to-date industry information and content.
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More recently, Tracy Beaker Returns was shot in the former La Sagesse school in Jesmond and became the best-performing BBC kids' show, reaching more than 8.
Someone at the Treasury ought to open the piggy bank and buy Beaker a fire extinguisher before it's too late to quell the flames of union anger.
Beyond the Beaker is for innovation dreamers, entrepreneurs, managers of an emerging technology start-up, and those looking to take their "Eureka" moment developed in a laboratory to market adoption.
Mr Deverell said: "Tracy Beaker is the most successful UK children's programme of the last decade.
The current Stonehenge campaign has three components: the re-examination of the monument and its context, the exploration of the landscape ('The Stonehenge Riverside Project', SRP; Figure 1) and a study of the impact and meaning of the Beaker culture ('The Beaker People Project', BPP).
But her big break came when she landed the title role in the CBBC series "e Story of Tracy Beaker, which was also made into a feature length lm, Tracy Beaker's Movie of Me.
Norman Beaker (guitar, vocals, harmonica) has been at the forefront of the British Blues scene since the late 60's, playing greats such as Alexis Korner, Graham Bond, the late Jack Bruce, Tony Ashton, Paul Jones, Eric Burdon and many others.
Jade Johnson, 18, actor, from Hertfordshire, said: "My favourite show was also Tracy Beaker because Jacqueline Wilson was my favourite author.
He tweeted: "I am reliably informed that Beaker agrees with @KermitOfficial - Scotland is #BetterTogether in the UK.
Earlier this month the parenting website gained widespread media attention after one of its users asked fellow members if they had a penis beaker on their bedside tables, for their partners to wash their genitals after sex.