But Lebanon was a tiny country where the fighting could be contained like a plague in a petri dish.
The Holy Land has become a petri dish for hate, and separating the Israelis and the Palestinians has become nearly impossible.
“Roger basically had a petri dish to see what worked on cable,” Griffin says.
The next time I go to use it, my ricotta has turned into a petri dish and is now the only other living thing in my apartment.
My immune system was shot; my body had become a petri dish for every new virus of the week.
A plasmodium that appeared suddenly and passed to fruit on agar in a petri dish offers a valuable suggestion for further research.
There is no effect if the glass cover of the petri dish is between plate and bacteria.
Liquefy a tube of gelatine (or agar) by heat, pour it into a petri dish, and allow it to solidify.
Transfer each slice of egg by means of a pair of sterilised forceps to a petri dish or large capsule.
petri dish or cleaned photographic plates for sputum examination.
1892, named for German bacteriologist Julius Petri (1852-1922), who first devised it c.1887.
petri dish pe·tri dish (pē'trē)
A shallow circular dish with a loose-fitting cover, used to culture bacteria or other microorganisms.