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graduated cylinder

noun
1.
a narrow, cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.
Origin of graduated cylinder
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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noun

skepticism, reservation

Word Origin

Latin cum grano salis, based on antidote to poison needing a grain of salt to work

Usage Note

used with 'with a'

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