a rather large cylindrical container of heavy glass with an open top, used in laboratories.
A Look Into The Girl Scout Cookie JarThe Girl Scouts have been selling cookies for more than 100 years, and America can't get enough of them. Here at Dictionary.com, we can't get enough of the names behind them.
Fewer vs. LessMisuse of the terms fewer and less will set off alarms in the heads of many language enthusiasts. According to usage rules, fewer is only to be used when discussing countable things, while less is used for singular mass nouns. For example, you can have fewer ingredients, dollars, people, or puppies, but less salt, money, honesty, or love. If you can count it, go for …
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A good substitute for these is what is known as a battery-jar (fig. 168).Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg