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test tubenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtest ˌtub/
science a ​smallglass tube with one ​closed end that is used in some ​scientificexperiments
(Definition of test tube from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “test tube”
in Arabic أُنْبوب اِخْتِبار…
in Korean 시험관…
in Portuguese tubo de ensaio, proveta…
in Catalan proveta, tub d’assaig…
in Japanese 試験管…
in Chinese (Simplified) 试管…
in Turkish deney tüpü…
in Russian пробирка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試管…
in Italian provetta…
in Polish probówka…
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