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bell jar

[′bel ‚jär]
(engineering)
A bell-shaped vessel, usually made of glass, which is used for enclosing a vacuum, holding gases, or covering objects. Also known as bell glass.
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The experiment mimics the effects of inhaling tobacco smoke, e-cigarette vape and normal air into the lungs, with the lungs represented by three bell jars filled with cotton wool.
Beyond reading Joyce, we know that Plath initially planned to write her Smith College senior thesis on Joyce (Plath 1978, 107, 129), that Esther Greenwood intends to do the same in The Bell Jar (Plath 1999, 35), and that Plath's wedding on June 16, 1956, was scheduled at least partly so as to fall on Bloomsday, the day on which Joyce's Ulysses takes place (Hayman 1991, 98).
Both stylistically as well as thematically The Bell Jar would fit into the category of the popular fiction generally published in the 1950s in American magazines like The New Yorker (Ferrater 2010, 24).
5.3.3 Take care to prevent the bubbling mixture from spilling over the edges of its container, either by firmly tapping the vacuum bell jar up and down on the benchtop of the fume hood, or by briefly venting the vacuum bell jar.
Ferretter points to a parallel in The Bell Jar where Esther, reflecting on her mental breakdown, asserts, "'They were part of me.
Suited to readers who enjoyed The Bell Jar (Harper & Row, 1971), the novel examines relationships and betrayals, sexual flirtations, sanity, and parallels between Keek's life and Plath's protagonist, Esther Greenwood.
The DV-502B has sufficient pumping speed to handle all of the standard Denton accessories, including: bell jars up to 12" dia.
Sipahi said that a 5-meter snake was being kept in a 1 square-meter bell jar, crocodiles were kept tied in containers of 20 cm depth which were located on a hot concrete platform and lions and tigers were being kept in 3-4 square-meter cages.
Organ: He wanted his eyes cryogenically preserved/in separate tanks,//his friends among the organ farmers, untrustworthy and powerful.//Martini displayed in a bell jar, the hollow pupiled olive, whitening with age.
Her novel, "The Bell Jar," was released to widespread accolades throughout the literary community and her poetry has been described as the quintessential voice of female empowerment and longing.
All people (including poor ones, marginalized cohorts, and 'bell jar' privilegentsia) must get incentives to produce pursuant to aptitude, ability, and interest--by rewarding demonstrated skills, respecting achievement, allowing children growing-up time to learn for the rest of their lives.
Paltrow reveals she always had a feeling she would one day portray the life of the doomed poet who penned the hugely successful semi -autobiographical novel The Bell Jar. The story, a favourite of angst -ridden teenagegirls, tells of a young woman writer's slide into depression and the brutal treatment she undergoes for it.