What piece of labware is shown in
the image below?
Let’s identify some of the defining
characteristics of this item to determine the name of this piece of labware. At first glance, the most apparent
feature of this item is its long, thin, cylindrical shape. It also sits on a small, flat base
for stability. At the top of this item, there’s a
small spout, which we can assume is likely for the ease of pouring. So we are likely looking at an item
that is used to measure liquids. Finally, along the side of the
cylinder, there are gradations that would allow for some level of precision when
measuring the volume of liquids and aqueous solutions.
From these defining
characteristics, we can conclude that the piece of labware shown in the image is a