include varieties of indiarubber tubing, as used for connecting glass tubes of approximately the same diameter and lamps and gasburners with the taps of the supplypipe, etc. In some casesas, for example, when the chemicals employed are known to have a destructive action on rubber a glass connector is employed, being another short length of tube somewhat larger in diameter than the other two glass tubes to be connected, so that the ends of the last named may just enter the larger tube, the joints being made tight by means of melted paraffin wax.

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Definition of  CONNECTORS