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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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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.
About 200 students were evacuated from the science building after chlorine leaked from a fume cupboard during a lab experiment in the physics department.
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.
A fold-away laboratory fume cupboard designed by a University of Central England TIC student has won a national competition aimed at encouraging the use of pre-coated metal.
Professor Clark subsequently served on the fume cupboard committee and, with the increasing involvement with European standardisation, he became a convenor for a group of 10 standards in the Biotechnology--safety of personnel and the environment series, and wrote drafts of some of the standards himself
A spokesman for Caerphilly County Council said: 'The experiment took place in the fume cupboard, a specially designed area for this kind of activity.
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.