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.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Volumetric Flask Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 20, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-volumetric-flask-605783. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 20). Volumetric Flask Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-volumetric-flask-605783 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Volumetric Flask Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-volumetric-flask-605783 (accessed May 24, 2018).