Graduated-cylinder meaning

The definition of a graduated cylinder is a thin container used in a laboratory to precisely measure liquids.

An example of a graduated cylinder is a test tube like container you are using to measure water to do a chemistry experiment.

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A thin, cylindrical container that is scaled, usually in milliliters: used as in a laboratory to measure and pour exact amounts of a liquid.
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(chemistry) An item of glass laboratory equipment consisting of a tall, narrow cylinder with a scale, or graduations marked up its length, which is used to measure liquids and solutions fairly accurately, but not precisely.
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