[ US /ˈkɑɹˌbɔɪ/ ]
  1. a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container
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  • · A secondary fermenter - often referred to as the carboy, this should be a glass bottle that can hold at least 1-5 gallons. Xml's
  • Patrick opened a filing cabinet drawer and removed a full bottle: 200ml beakers made great glasses, there was a carboy of distilled water, and every laboratory had an ice machine. Naked Cruelty
  • At each station a composite vertical series of five 3 liter water samples were taken above the photic zone and placed in a carboy, mixed, and a 500 ml sample drawn off and fixed with Lugol's solution.
  • And even as the liquid flew through the air I knew it for what it was -- undiluted sulphuric acid, two gallons of it from the carboy. CHAPTER XLIX
  • When I pour the pints of flocculated yeast left in the bottom of my carboy down the sink, I feel a twinge of regret. Archive 2008-10-01
  • Only two months were left of our field season, and that was spent largely on cross-country skis, hauling sleds laden with carboys full of seawater.
  • Stainless steel containers, and glass bottles and carboys (larger containers) are best.
  • For experiments using the six natural resource assemblages, we collected the water i n 20 - L polyethylene carboys, and immediately screened the water through an 80-p.m mesh to remove other zooplankton.
  • Presumably, he wished the carboys to float; but he had neglected the extra weight of the stoppers!
  • Then you transfer the wort to a glass carboy, preferably, although you can use a plastic bucket with a well fitting lid (this is a bad idea but some people do brew this way) and you pitch the yeast.
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