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measuring cylinder

noun [C] uk   us   UK (US graduated cylinder)
a glass cylinder that has lines printed on the side of it showing how much it contains, used by scientists: Pour exactly 100 ml of sulphuric acid into a measuring cylinder.
Translations of “measuring cylinder”
in Korean 눈금이 있는 실린더…
in Arabic أُنبوبة قِياس…
in Portuguese proveta…
in Catalan proveta graduada…
in Japanese メスシリンダー…
in Italian cilindro graduato…
in Chinese (Traditional) (實驗用)量筒(標有刻度)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (实验用)量杯(标有刻度)…
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