graduated cylinder


noun

a narrow, cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.

Nearby words

  1. graduand,
  2. graduate,
  3. graduate nurse,
  4. graduate school,
  5. graduated,
  6. graduated tenotomy,
  7. graduation,
  8. gradus,
  9. gradus ad parnassum,
  10. grady

Origin of graduated cylinder

First recorded in 1945–50

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