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bell jar

A glass vessel with an opening at only one end.
See also: jar
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By the end of the experiment, the cotton wool in the tobacco bell jar is brown, the inside of the bell jar is brown and the tube leading to the air pump is thick with tar.
Alternatively, try putting sprigs of green inside a small jar or bell jar - this is a particularly good option if you have curious children and pets."
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X 12" high bell jar. No discernible contamination is produced in preparing specimens for EM.
Common sights now include glass-front or gracefully aged Victorian display cases and delicate bell jars. "Imagine a lush landscape that costs very little to grow and rarely needs to be watered," says Michele Driscoll Alioto, author of "Glorious Indoor Gardens" (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2002).
Similar bell jars available from M&S THE bathroom is one room that really suits cool colours.
The room was decked out with sugar sculptures, food displays, peacock feathers, bird cages and bell jars to pay tribute to the still-life paintings of the 18th Century.
Covering plants with bell jars, cloth or other materials that contains some resident heat overnight or the use of water-filled containers placed adjacent to plants so that their collected daytime heat is shared by plants can help.
Little bell jars with tubes attached to them were arranged across our stomachs.
(The allusion to methods for collecting and preserving natural specimens was strengthened by the nine large blown-glass bell jars lined up on the floor in the middle of the space, each with the stylized outline of a cherry blossom etched on its surface.) Closer inspection revealed that many of the flowers had the faces of young Asian men peering out from their tiny centers, which imbued these already ethereal forms with a spirit reminiscent of winged fairies or souls in flight.