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Definition: Tubulated retort
, 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
This is called the retort courteous. --Shak.
2. [F. retorte (cf. Sp. retorta), fr. L. retortus, p. p. of
retorquere. So named from its bent shape. See Retort
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
(Chem.), a retort having a tubulure for
the introduction or removal of the substances which are to
be acted upon.
Syn: Repartee; answer.
. 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
Made in the form of a small tube; provided with a tube, or
or Tubulated retort
(Chem.), a bottle or
retort having a stoppered opening for the introduction or
removal of materials.