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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a curved lower portion.

Usage examples (17)
  • round-bottom flasks
  • As a round-bottom, weight-loaded toy stands erect, so the moon maintained its position with respect to earth.
  • All the fractions from the sample were combined in 250-mL round-bottom flasks, evaporated in rotary evaporator, and subjected to radioanalysis (Table 2).
  • Well, perhaps not that particular person's lamp, but one of the ancient, vile-smelling oil burning jobs: long thin spout, round-bottom body, wide, flaring handle. for more
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