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pi·pette

also pi·pet  (pī-pĕt′)
n.
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.]

pi·pette′ v.

pipette

(pɪˈpɛt)
n
(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
vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to transfer or measure out (a liquid) using a pipette
[C19: via French: little pipe, from pipe pipe1]

pi•pette

(paɪˈpɛt, pɪ-)

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.
[1830–40; < French; see pipe1, -ette]

pi·pette

(pī-pĕt′)
A narrow glass tube that is open at both ends and often marked to show volume. It is used for transferring liquids.

pipette


Past participle: pipetted
Gerund: pipetting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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 tubepipette - 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"
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations
pipetti

pipette

[pɪˈpet] Npipeta f

pipette

nPipette f, → Saugröhrchen nt

pipette

[pɪˈpɛt] npipetta
References in classic literature ?
Let it suffice to say, blood obtained from a still living animal, in most cases from a human being, was run directly by means of a little pipette into the recipient canal.
"Let us have some fresh blood," he said, digging a long bodkin into his finger, and drawing off the resulting drop of blood in a chemical pipette. "Now, I add this small quantity of blood to a litre of water.
He dipped into this bottle or that, drawing out a few drops of each with his glass pipette, and finally brought a test-tube containing a solution over to the table.
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INTEGRA'S handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system have been developed to eliminate these issues, allowing tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette and ensuring they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
Key words: air displacement pipette; pipette; positive displacement pipette; quantitation; volumetric transfer.
San Diego, CA, March 02, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Pipette.com announces their limited time pricing on Scientific Industries' Vortex-Genie[R] 2, price is only valid until the end of March 2015.
Technicians no longer need to be concerned about programming on small pipette screens, hand fatigue, or exchanging pipettes and manually adjusting volumes throughout a method.
INTEGRA is launching a range of new application solutions for its VIAFLO 96 handheld electronic pipette.
The INTEGRA VIAFLO 96 is a 96-channel electronic pipette that enables the fast, precise and easy simultaneous transfer of 96 samples.
This article focuses on the motor specifications needed while increasing the capacities when automating a pipette system for a lab automation company.
I use an eight-channel pipette for testing in 96-well microtiter plates and noticed that either the first or last row in each plate was exhibiting poor precision.