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bell jar Explained

Bell jar at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Jar \Jar\, n. [F. jarre, Sp. jarra, from Ar. jarrah ewer; cf.
Pers. jarrah.]
1. A deep, broad-mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass, for
holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental
purposes; as, a jar of honey; a rose jar. --Dryden.

2. The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of
oil; a jar of preserves.

{Bell jar}, {Leyden jar}. See in the Vocabulary.

Bell jar \Bell" jar`\ (Phys.)
A glass vessel, varying in size, open at the bottom and
closed at the top like a bell, and having a knob or handle at
the top for lifting it. It is used for a great variety of
purposes; as, with the air pump, and for holding gases, also
for keeping the dust from articles exposed to view.

bell jar at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bell jar
n : a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display
delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to
contain gases [syn: {bell glass}]

bell jar at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » head=bell jar
Inter: wikipedi » a
  1. A piece of laboratory equipment used for creating vacuums, often made of glass in a bell-like shape.

Translation: et » bell jar
Translation: ta » bell jar