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A small, transparent, often tubular laboratory vessel.

[French , diminutive of cuve, tub, from Latin cūpa; see cupola.]
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a shallow dish or vessel for holding liquid
[C17: from French, diminutive of cuve cask, from Latin cupa]
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(kuˈvɛt, kyu-)

a tube or vessel used in a laboratory.
[1670–80; < French, diminutive of cuve vat « Latin cūpa. See cup, -ette]
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The cuvettes were found to be not completely parallel, since the calculated pathlength varied depending on the location on the cuvette where the measurement was made.
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