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What is the bump on the Chemex?

What is the bump on the Chemex?

So what's the weird nipple-looking thing on the bottom of the brewer? Per the manual: it marks where half the carafe's volume is, with full volume falling at the bottom of the spout. In Chemex vernacular, a “cup” of coffee is a humble 5 ounces, and not the standard 8 ounces.