Pronunciation: (bē'kur), [key]
1. a large drinking cup or glass with a wide mouth.
2. contents of a beaker: consuming a beaker of beer at one gulp.
3. a flat-bottomed cylindrical container, usually with a pouring lip, esp. one used in a laboratory.
(cap.) of or pertaining to the Beaker folk.
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