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 for Graduated glass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graduated \Grad"u*a"ted\, a.
     1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into
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     2. (Zool.) Tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer
        feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer.
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     3. Having visible marks and numbers at vertical intervals,
        permitting one to estimate the quantitity of material
        contained; -- of vessels, most commonly those used in
        laboratories for containing liquids. See graduated
        cylinder, etc., below.
     Graduated cylinder, Graduated flask, Graduated tube,
     Graduated bottle, Graduated cap, Graduated glass a
        vessel, usually of glass, having horizontal marks upon its
        sides, with figures, to indicate the amount of the
        contents at the several levels.
     Graduated spring (Railroads), a combination of metallic and
        rubber springs.
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