Meaning of Erlenmeyer flask

Er'len•mey•er flask"

Pronunciation: (ûr'lun-mī"ur, er'-), [key]
  1. a flask having a wide base, narrow neck, and conical form, convenient in laboratory experimentation for swirling liquids by hand.
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