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pi·pette

also pi·pet  (pī-pĕt′)
n.
A narrow, usually calibrated tube into which small amounts of liquid are suctioned for transfer or measurement.

[French, from Old French, tube, diminutive of pipe, pipe, from Vulgar Latin *pīpa; see pipe.]

pi·pette′ v.

pipette

(pɪˈpɛt)
n
(Chemistry) a calibrated glass tube drawn to a fine bore at one end, filled by sucking liquid into the bulb, and used to transfer or measure known volumes of liquid
vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to transfer or measure out (a liquid) using a pipette
[C19: via French: little pipe, from pipe pipe1]

pi•pette

(paɪˈpɛt, pɪ-)

n., v. -pet•ted, -pet•ting. n.
1. a slender graduated tube for measuring liquids or transferring them from one container to another.
v.t.
2. to measure or transfer with a pipette.
[1830–40; < French; see pipe1, -ette]

pi·pette

(pī-pĕt′)
A narrow glass tube that is open at both ends and often marked to show volume. It is used for transferring liquids.

pipette


Past participle: pipetted
Gerund: pipetting

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pipette - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tubepipette - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube
dropper, eye dropper - pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time; "she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes"
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations
pipetti

pipette

[pɪˈpet] Npipeta f

pipette

nPipette f, → Saugröhrchen nt

pipette

[pɪˈpɛt] npipetta
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