separatory funnel


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separatory funnel

[′sep·rə‚tȯr·ē ′fən·əl]
(chemistry)
A funnel-shaped device used for the careful and accurate separation of two immiscible liquids; a stopcock on the funnel stem controls the rate and amount of outflow of the lower liquid.
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The obtained suspension was filtered by collecting the liquid into a separatory funnel to separate the phases, and then the lipid extract was dried as reported earlier.
The water sample was transferred from the sample bottle to a 1000 mL separatory funnel.
The upper clear green ether phase was carefully decanted into a separatory funnel and transferred to a pre-weighed round-bottom flask.
The water extract was then shaken with ether in a separatory funnel and allowed to separate into two colourless layers.