Definition of wash bottle in English:

wash bottle

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noun

Chemistry
  • 1A bottle, typically plastic, with a nozzle for directing a stream of liquid on to something.
    More example sentences
    • Petri dishes were placed in a growth room at 15°C with a PPFD of 450 mol m - 2 s - 1 for 20 d with further distilled water added on alternate days using a wash bottle.
    • Food was delivered in a wash bottle to train test subjects to investigate surface disturbance.
  • 1.1A bottle containing liquid through which gases are passed for purification.

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