graduated cylinder definition

  • noun:
    • a product of cup laboratory equipment comprising a tall, thin cylinder with a scale, or graduations noted up its size, which is used to measure fluids and solutions relatively precisely, however specifically.
    • a cylindrical graduate
  • adjective:
    • a vessel, often of glass, having horizontal scars upon its sides, with figures, to indicate the actual quantity of the contents within a number of amounts.

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