Definition of Graduated cylinder

1. Noun. A cylindrical graduate.

Generic synonyms: Graduate



Definition of Graduated cylinder

1. Noun. (context: chemistry) An item of glass laboratory equipment consisting of a tall, narrow cylinder with a scale, or graduations marked up its length, which is used to measure liquids and solutions fairly accurately, but not precisely. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graduated Cylinder

graduals
graduand
graduands
graduate
graduate(a)
graduate engineer
graduate engineers
graduate nurse
graduate nurses
graduate school
graduate schools
graduate student
graduate students
graduated
graduated compress
graduated cylinder (current term)
graduated pipette
graduated table
graduated tenotomy
graduateness
graduates
graduates nurse
graduateship
graduating
graduation
graduation exercise
graduational
graduations
graduator

Literary usage of Graduated cylinder

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

1. Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1876)
"The graduated cylinder. This instrument, represented in fig1. 10, should be from 2 to 3 cm. wide, of a capacity of 100—300 cc, and divided into single cc It ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1861)
"The second mode is especially adapted for bodies which, on account of size or shape, cannot be introduced into a graduated cylinder. A strip of wood, ..."

3. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1861)
"The second mode is especially adapted for bodies which, on account of size or shape, cannot be introduced into a graduated cylinder. A strip of wood, ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1861)
"The second mode is especially adapted for bodies which, on account of size or shape, cannot be introduced into a graduated cylinder. A strip of wood, ..."

5. Handbook of Pharmacy by Virgil Coblentz (1895)
"DISPLACEMENT IN graduated cylinder.—Into a cylinder graduated in cubic centimeters, or better, fractions thereof, water of the proper temperature is poured, ..."

6. Gas Analysis by Louis Munroe Dennis (1913)
"Place a 100 cc. graduated cylinder under the tube 35 to catch the condensed water. When the large graduated cylinder becomes filled to the upper mark it is ..."

7. A Guide to the Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of the Urine: Designed by Carl Neubauer, Julius Vogel, Edward Stickney Wood (1879)
"The graduated cylinder. This is used for preparing the standard solutions, and is represented in fig. ..."

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