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sand bath

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Definition of sand bath in English:

noun

A container of heated sand, used in a laboratory to supply uniform heating.
Example sentences
  • A sand bath is good for microscale procedures only, because sand is a paradox — it's a better insulator than it is a heat transfer material.

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