In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Polishing its thick slab of Pyrex glass has been described as the Apollo project of the Great Depression era.
- It advertised washing machines, electric irons, and Pyrex casseroles.
- I have a quart-sized Pyrex glass pitcher that's absolutely perfect.
- Combine maple syrup, butter and lemon juice in large Pyrex measuring cup.
- Samples were irradiated in Pyrex vials, which were suspended from a rotating sample holder.
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