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test tube in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_332_atest tubeˈtest tube noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š ldoce_332.png HTa small glass container that is shaped like a tube and is used in chemistry β†’ laboratory
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test tubeβ€’ Unknown to the teacher he had taken with him a test tube of the acid to test its reaction with lavatory paper.β€’ In an invasive procedure, a doctor could extract one of her eggs and try to fertilize it in a test tube.β€’ The father was a test tube baby.β€’ In test tube and animal studies ABT-738 is the most potent anti-HIV drug to date.β€’ Humans are inside the test tube to prevent the experiment from crashing, to divert the trials from overt crisis.β€’ The rest of us humans are outside, but inside the test tube of planet Earth.