Meaning of beaker


Pronunciation: (bē'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a large drinking cup or glass with a wide mouth.
  2. contents of a beaker: consuming a beaker of beer at one gulp.
  3. a flat-bottomed cylindrical container, usually with a pouring lip, esp. one used in a laboratory.
  1. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Beaker folk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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