a narrow, cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.
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- graduate nurse,
- graduate school,
- graduated tenotomy,
- gradus ad parnassum,
Origin of graduated cylinder
First recorded in 1945–50
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