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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A glass bottle enclosed in a protective crate or basket as a container for corrosive liquids.

Usage examples (35)
  • A carboy was used to make sure that the mercury did not spill.
  • · A secondary fermenter - often referred to as the carboy, this should be a glass bottle that can hold at least 1-5 gallons.
  • Even the yeast are resting--not a bubble from the carboy.
  • I lifted the image of the beer in a carboy from Homebrew Underground for more
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