Origin of Erlenmeyer flaskafter Emil Erlenmeyer (1825-1909), German chemist
An Erlenmeyer flask.
The definition of an Erlenmeyer flask is a glass container used in laboratories with a cone shaped body, flat bottom and a narrow neck.
An example of an Erlenmeyer flask is the most widely used laboratory flask.
[alsoe- f-] a conical laboratory flask with a flat bottom and a short, straight neck
A conical laboratory flask with a narrow neck and flat broad bottom.
Origin ofAfter Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer (1825-1909), German chemist
(plural Erlenmeyer flasks)
Named after the inventor, German chemist Richard Erlenmeyer, who created it in 1861.