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ˈbi kərbeaker

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beakernoun

    a flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic; used for chemistry

  2. beakernoun

    a cup (usually without a handle)

Wiktionary

  1. beakernoun

    A flat-bottomed vessel, with a lip, used as a laboratory container.

  2. beakernoun

    A drinking vessel without a handle, sometimes for the use of children.

  3. beakernoun

    A mug.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beakernoun

    a large drinking cup, with a wide mouth, supported on a foot or standard

  2. Beakernoun

    an open-mouthed, thin glass vessel, having a projecting lip for pouring; -- used for holding solutions requiring heat

Freebase

  1. Beaker

    Beaker is a pseudonym for David Strasser, a Christian songwriter and musician well known for his collaborations with artist Rich Mullins. He received his nickname as a young man, when friends said he looked like Beaker the Muppet. When Beaker was in the seventh grade, his youth pastor introduced him to his friend Rich Mullins, and the two soon became collaborators. Beaker co-wrote, performed, and toured with Rich Mullins for several years. The first song they wrote together was "Boy Like Me, Man Like You", a 1991 hit for Mullins. Beaker is also responsible for writing the modern praise chorus "Step By Step". He was also instrumental in co-founding the Kid Brothers of St. Frank with Rich Mullins, and well as co-writing a musical about Saint Francis of Assisi entitled Canticle of the Plains. In the mid-90s, Beaker dropped out of the spotlight to focus on family life. He and his wife Julie have three sons, Aidan, Avery, and Elias, and two daughters, Cora Shea and Isabel.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beaker

    bēk′ėr, n. a large drinking-bowl or cup, or its contents: a glass vessel marked for measuring liquids, with a beak or pointed mouth, used by chemists. [Scand. bikarr (Scot. bicker), prob. from Low L. bicarium, acc. to Diez from Gr. bikos, a drinking-bowl.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. beaker

    A flat drinking tumbler or cup, from the German becher. (See BICKER.)

  2. beaker

    A flat bowl or basin for containing liquors, formerly made of wood, but in later times of other substances. Thus Butler: "And into pikes, and musqueteers, Stamp beakers, cups, and porringers."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of beaker in a Sentence

  1. Aristophanes:

    Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

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