What does the word beaker mean?

Usage examples for beaker

  1. I have here a small quantity of the venom- he indicated it in a glass beaker. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. The age of a beaker of beer with a certain allowance of bread had expired. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  3. He half- emptied the beaker, and then, turning to the drawer: " Can you tell me," he said, " if I can find a man by the name of Hart here- Sir Percevall Hart?" – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye