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Specific Gravity Bottle

Specific Gravity Bottle

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Description
A specific gravity bottle determines the specific gravity of a liquid. In use, it was weighed empty, and then again when filled with the liquid in question. This example is glass, with a ground glass stopper and an etched inscription that reads "1000 / Grains / 60°."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Specific Gravity Bottle
Physical Description
glass, ?, transparent (stoppers(2) material)
glass, ?, transparent (overall material)
ID Number
ZZ.RSN82808U12
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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