Woulfe's bottle

Woulfe's bottle
Woulfe's bottle,
a bottle or jar with two or three necks, used especially in washing gases and saturating liquids with gases.

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  • Woulfe bottle — Woulfe bot tle, n. (Chem.) A kind of wash bottle with two or three necks; so called after the inventor, Peter Woulfe, an English chemist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Woulfe bottle — n. Chem. a jar with more than one neck, used for passing a gas through a liquid etc. Etymology: P. Woulfe, Engl. chemist d. 1803 * * * Woulfe bottle /wŭlf botˈl/ noun A usu three necked bottle used for purifying gases or dissolving them in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woulfe bottle — (woolf) [Peter Woulfe, English chemist, 1727–1803] see under bottle …   Medical dictionary

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  • Woulfe bottle — a three necked bottle used for washing gases or for saturating liquids with a gas …   Medical dictionary

  • Woulfe — Peter, English chemist, 1727–1803. See W. bottle …   Medical dictionary

  • Woulff bottle — wu̇lf n a bottle or jar with two or three necks used in washing or absorbing gases Woulfe Peter (1727 1803) British chemist. The Woulff bottle had been known to chemists before Woulfe s time, but the association of the bottle with Woulfe… …   Medical dictionary

  • Peter Woulfe — (1727 ndash; 1803) was an Irish chemist and mineralogist who first had the idea that wolframite might contain a previously undiscovered element.In 1779, Woulfe reported the formation of a yellow dye when indigo was treated with nitric acid. Later …   Wikipedia

  • woulff bottle — ˈwu̇lf noun Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: alteration of Woulfe bottle, after Peter Woulfe died 1803 English chemist : a bottle or jar with two or three necks used in washing or absorbing gases …   Useful english dictionary

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