Definition of Erlenmeyer flask

1. Noun. A conical flask with a wide base and narrow neck.

Generic synonyms: Flask



Definition of Erlenmeyer flask

1. Noun. (context chemistry) A glass laboratory flask of a conical profile with a narrow tubular neck and a flat bottom, used to manipulate solutions, or to carry out titrations. ¹

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Medical Definition of Erlenmeyer flask

1. A piece of chemistry laboratory equipment, a container often made of glass, which has a narrow cylindrical mouth and a cone-shaped main body that ends in a wide, flat bottom. It may also have a smaller straight tube-shaped opening from the side of the cylindrical part, where tubes can be attached. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Erlenmeyer flask

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1901)
"The mouth of the flask was closed by a 2j inch funnel, and the solution which was reduced in a small erlenmeyer flask was emptied into it. ..."

2. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1910)
"and has been boiled for twenty minutes longer), the deli very-tube between the distilling-flask and the erlenmeyer flask is removed, the liquid within it is ..."

3. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"Manganese Oxide. Treat a 10-gram sample in a 16-oz. erlenmeyer flask with 100 cc. of HN03 (1:3), heat to boiling and add a pinch of sodium ..."

4. Modern Assaying: A Concise Treatise Describing Latest Methods and Appliances by J. Reginald Smith (1910)
"Place the coronet in an erlenmeyer flask (Fig. 36) of 6 or 8 ounces capacity, and cover with \ ounce of chemically pure nitric acid and distilled water, ..."

5. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"APPENDIX B: PREPARATION OF XAD-2 SORBENT COATED WITH 2-HMP Weigh 125 g of crude XAD-2 adsorbent into a 1-L erlenmeyer flask. Add about 200 mL of water to ..."

6. The Chemical and Metallographic Examination of Iron, Steel and Brass by William Thomas Hall, Robert Seaton Williams (1921)
"Connect this flask with a second 250-cc erlenmeyer flask by means of another tube bent twice at ... Place 25 cc of water in the first erlenmeyer flask. ..."

7. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... flask with ground stopper, glass-stoppered flask. — conique, conical flask, specif. erlenmeyer flask. — d'Erlenmeyer, erlenmeyer flask. ..."

8. Official Methods of Analysis by William Horwitz (1920)
"After washing and clearing, filter the chloroform solution through a dry 5.5 cm. filter into a 200 cc. erlenmeyer flask, distil most of the chloroform, ..."

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