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1A bottle, typically plastic, with a nozzle for directing a stream of liquid on to something.
- ‘Petri dishes were placed in a growth room at 15°C with a PPFD of 450 mol m - 2 s - 1 for 20 d with further distilled water added on alternate days using a wash bottle.’
- ‘Food was delivered in a wash bottle to train test subjects to investigate surface disturbance.’
- 1.1 A bottle containing liquid through which gases are passed for purification.
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