buret


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bu·rette

also bu·ret  (byo͝o-rĕt′)
n.
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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Noun1.buret - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottomburet - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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