Definition of oil bath in English:

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oil bath

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A receptacle containing oil, used for cooling, heating, lubricating, or insulating equipment immersed in it.
Example sentences
  • This results in friction and the evolution of heat which is dispersed by immersing the whole stepped-cone arrangement in an oil bath.
  • To heat up the pigments the suspensions were filled into a glass reaction vessel and kept in a oil bath at temperatures of 50°C, 100°C, 150°C or 200°C for 30 min.
  • The agarose cylinders were transferred to the oil bath and equilibrated with 20 l of relaxing solution containing measured amounts of BSA or parvalbumin.
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