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BEAKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does beaker mean? 

BEAKER (noun)
  The noun BEAKER has 2 senses:

1. a flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic; used for chemistry
2. a cup (usually without a handle)

  Familiarity information: BEAKER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BEAKER (noun)


Sense 1beaker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic; used for chemistry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("beaker" is a kind of...):

jar (a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles)


Sense 2beaker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cup (usually without a handle)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("beaker" is a kind of...):

cup (a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle)


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