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noun as in cup

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While triggering those reactions with copper may work fine in a glass beaker, that metal can harm living cells.

Think about all of those beakers, flasks, test tubes and more.

Tucked away in an inconspicuous corner is a typical lab bench—a table with flasks, scales, and beakers beneath a fume hood—where graduate students can practice chemistry in much the same way their grandparents’ generation did.

He knows this firsthand, as he will occasionally provoke defensive responses with his own fingers instead of the dead mice or membrane-covered beakers he and his students use to collect venom.

To test this, her team added microplastics to beakers containing amphipods.

As if abstractedly, he now took up the beaker, pledged madame with his glance, and drank.

But—my cigar has reached its last dying speech, and there is but a drop left in the beaker.

The king to the brim filled a beaker with wine: “I beg of thee drink to me, dear sister mine!”

The string was then fastened around the beaker as shown, and the whole suspended from a shelf.

The boy took the beaker, but being openly on bad terms with the elves, argued no good to himself from such an offering.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beaker, such as: chalice, glass, goblet, mug, and stein.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.