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“beaker” in British English

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beakernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbiː.kər/ us /ˈbiː.kɚ/

a glass or plastic container used in chemistry

UK a cup, usually with no handles, used for drinking:

She gave the children beakers of juice.

(Definition of “beaker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“beaker” in American English

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beakernoun [ C ]

/ˈbi·kər/

a wide glass container with a flat bottom and an edge for pouring, used in science laboratories

(Definition of “beaker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)