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beaker

a cylindrical flat-bottomed container used in laboratories, usually made of glass and having a pouring lip
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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