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- noun chemistry A water-cooled, double walled piece of
laboratory glasswarethat is fitted on top of a vesselof boiling liquidsuch that vapour condensesand flows back into the vessel, preventing the contents from boiling dry.
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- noun condenser such that vapor over a boiling liquid is condensed and flows back into the vessel to prevent its contents from boiling dry
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