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A small, transparent, often tubular laboratory vessel.

[French , diminutive of cuve, tub, from Latin cūpa; see cupola.]


a shallow dish or vessel for holding liquid
[C17: from French, diminutive of cuve cask, from Latin cupa]


(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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Contract notice: Supply of cuvette, spectrophotometers, thermal cookers, pipettes.
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The test system stores up to 4,000 patient results and 500 QC results, features a proprietary "soft-load" cuvette holder to minimize contamination of the optic lens.
The plate allows users to measure up to 16 2-[micro]L samples, two BioCells, or a standard cuvette.
The possible applications of the new industrial "in-process-flow-through" cuvette for the continuous determination of the optical activity and the spectral properties of a flowing solution in the visible and in the infrared range will be variable.
In addition, fully integrated Smart Cuvette pH systems provide full spectral analysis to help eliminate errors from changes in turbidity, temperature and ionic strength.
Carry over is eliminated by a thorough 10-step cuvette wash station that administers heated alkaline and acid washes before and after each run.
The chamber contains the light source, the cuvette for the measuring sample, the detectors and the optical components.
Also, the increase in the effective pathlength of the sample cuvette enhances the sensitivity.
Samples are cap pierced once and the appropriate test volume dispensed into an aliquot well in the cuvette plate.