Volumetric Flask Definition

Volumetric flasks are used to accurately prepare solutions for chemistry.
Volumetric flasks are used to accurately prepare solutions for chemistry. TRBfoto/Getty Images

Definition: A volumetric flask is a type of laboratory glassware used to prepare solutions.

A volumetric flask is a flat bottomed bulb with a elongated neck calibrated to hold a set volume at a mark on the neck.