Three Florence flasks.
The definition of a Florence flask is a round bottle with a flat bottom and a long neck used for science experiments.
An example of a Florence flask is the glass bottle used to heat water for a lab experiment.
a spherical glass flask with a long neck, used in laboratories to heat or mix chemicals
Origin of Florence flaskafter Florence: so named because similar in shape to certain bottles used in Italy to hold wine or olive oil
A round flatbottom flask with a long neck, used in laboratory work.
Origin of Florence flaskAfter Florence, from the use of similar flasks for certain Italian wines.
(plural Florence flasks)
- (chemistry) A glass flask with a round body used in a laboratory for holding chemical liquids and solutions. Normally with a round bottom for uniform heating, but may have a flattened base to stand on a flat surface without support.