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English → English (gcide) Definition: Tubulated retort Retort \Re*tort"\, n. [See Retort, v. t.] 1. The return of, or reply to, an argument, charge, censure, incivility, taunt, or witticism; a quick and witty or severe response. [1913 Webster] This is called the retort courteous. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. [F. retorte (cf. Sp. retorta), fr. L. retortus, p. p. of retorquere. So named from its bent shape. See Retort, v. t.] (Chem. & the Arts) A vessel in which substances are subjected to distillation or decomposition by heat. It is made of different forms and materials for different uses, as a bulb of glass with a curved beak to enter a receiver for general chemical operations, or a cylinder or semicylinder of cast iron for the manufacture of gas in gas works. [1913 Webster] Tubulated retort (Chem.), a retort having a tubulure for the introduction or removal of the substances which are to be acted upon. [1913 Webster] Syn: Repartee; answer. Usage: Retort, Repartee. A retort is a short and pointed reply, turning back on an assailant the arguments, censure, or derision he had thrown out. A repartee is usually a good-natured return to some witty or sportive remark. [1913 Webster] Tubulated \Tu"bu*la`ted\, a. Made in the form of a small tube; provided with a tube, or elongated opening. [1913 Webster] Tubulated bottle or Tubulated retort (Chem.), a bottle or retort having a stoppered opening for the introduction or removal of materials. [1913 Webster]

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