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pi·pettealso pi·pet (pī-pĕt′)
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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(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
(Chemistry) (tr) to transfer or measure out (a liquid) using a pipette
[C19: via French: little pipe, from pipe pipe1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A narrow glass tube that is open at both ends and often marked to show volume. It is used for transferring liquids.
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Past participle: pipetted
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|Noun||1.||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 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"
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pipette[pɪˈpet] N → pipeta f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Pipette f, → Saugröhrchen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
pipette[pɪˈpɛt] n → pipetta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995