beaker

Drinking cup without handles or stem, and usually with a foot rim. Early beakers were made in wood, glass and pottery, although from the 11thC there were silver, silver-gilt and gold examples. British beakers are usually more plainly decorated that their continental counterparts. In the 18thC, glasses generally replaced beakers for table use.

beaker

[n] - a flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic 2. [n] - a cup (usually without a handle)
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Beaker

Beakers are a distinctive group of pots belonging to the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age. They are usually found in graves accompanying inhumations. It is unknown what beakers held - various liquids and syrups are suggested. They are often found in graves and cists with other grave goods, including jet buttons and flint arrowheads. Antiquarian...
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Beaker

Beak'er (bēk'ẽr) noun [ Middle English biker ; akin to Icelandic bikarr , Swedish bägare , Danish baeger , German becher , Italian bicchiere ; -- all from Late Latin bicarium , probably from Greek bi^kos wine jar, or perhaps ...
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beaker

A thin glass vessel, with a lip (beak) for pouring, used as containers for liquids. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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beaker

noun a cup (usually without a handle)
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beaker

(bēk´әr) a round laboratory vessel of various materials, usually with parallel sides and often with a pouring spout.
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Beaker

• (n.) A large drinking cup, with a wide mouth, supported on a foot or standard. • (n.) An open-mouthed, thin glass vessel, having a projecting lip for pouring; -- used for holding solutions requiring heat.
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Beaker

Beaker is slang for a fowl, a chicken.
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beaker

Type: Term Pronunciation: bē′kĕr Definitions: 1. A thin glass vessel, with a lip (beak) for pouring, used as containers for liquids.
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Beaker

A beaker was, during the middle-ages and until the 20th century, a large-mouthed, handleless drinking vessel. During the 20th century the term came to be applied to a metal, or usually plastic, drinking vessel, again without handles - thus differentiating it from the glass tumbler. In archaeology, the term beaker may be applied to a type of handles...
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Beaker

a distinctive kind of pottery associated with the people who placed them in graves.
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beaker

Drinking cup without handles or stem, and usually with a foot rim. Early beakers were made in wood, glass and pottery, although from the 11thC there were silver, silver-gilt and gold examples. British beakers are usually more plainly decorated that their continental counterparts. In the 18thC, glasses generally replaced beakers for table use.
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Beaker

[glassware] A beaker is a simple container for stirring, mixing and heating liquids commonly used in many laboratories. Beakers are generally cylindrical in shape, with a flat bottom. Most also have a small spout (or `beak`) to aid pouring as shown in the picture. Beakers are available in a wide range of sizes, from one millilitre up to sev...
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Beaker

[drinkware] A beaker is a beverage container, and a term used in parts of the UK. A beaker is typically a non-disposable plastic or ceramic cup or mug without a handle, much like a laboratory beaker. Beaker is particularly commonly used to describe a lidded cup designed for toddlers or small children, with a no-spill mouthpiece incorporated...
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Beaker

[Muppet] Beaker is a Muppet character from The Muppet Show. He is the shy, long-suffering assistant of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, and is likewise named after a piece of laboratory equipment. During the first season of The Muppet Show, Dr. Honeydew presented the Muppet Labs segments by himself; Beaker was added as his lab assistant from the second...
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Beaker

[archaeology] A beaker is a small ceramic or metal drinking vessel shaped to be held in the hands. Archaeologists identify several different types including the butt beaker, the claw beaker and the rough-cast beaker, however when used alone the term usually refers to the pottery cups associated with the European Beaker culture of the late N...
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