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bu·rettealso bu·ret (byo͝o-rĕt′)
A glass tube with fine, volumetric graduations and a stopcock at the bottom, used especially in laboratory procedures for accurate fluid dispensing and measurement.
[French, diminutive of buire, vase for liquors, from Old French, probably of Germanic origin.]
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|Noun||1.||buret - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration|
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