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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.
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.

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]
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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]
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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.
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pipette


Past participle: pipetted
Gerund: pipetting

Imperative
pipette
pipette
Present
I pipette
you pipette
he/she/it pipettes
we pipette
you pipette
they pipette
Preterite
I pipetted
you pipetted
he/she/it pipetted
we pipetted
you pipetted
they pipetted
Present Continuous
I am pipetting
you are pipetting
he/she/it is pipetting
we are pipetting
you are pipetting
they are pipetting
Present Perfect
I have pipetted
you have pipetted
he/she/it has pipetted
we have pipetted
you have pipetted
they have pipetted
Past Continuous
I was pipetting
you were pipetting
he/she/it was pipetting
we were pipetting
you were pipetting
they were pipetting
Past Perfect
I had pipetted
you had pipetted
he/she/it had pipetted
we had pipetted
you had pipetted
they had pipetted
Future
I will pipette
you will pipette
he/she/it will pipette
we will pipette
you will pipette
they will pipette
Future Perfect
I will have pipetted
you will have pipetted
he/she/it will have pipetted
we will have pipetted
you will have pipetted
they will have pipetted
Future Continuous
I will be pipetting
you will be pipetting
he/she/it will be pipetting
we will be pipetting
you will be pipetting
they will be pipetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pipetting
you have been pipetting
he/she/it has been pipetting
we have been pipetting
you have been pipetting
they have been pipetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pipetting
you will have been pipetting
he/she/it will have been pipetting
we will have been pipetting
you will have been pipetting
they will have been pipetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pipetting
you had been pipetting
he/she/it had been pipetting
we had been pipetting
you had been pipetting
they had been pipetting
Conditional
I would pipette
you would pipette
he/she/it would pipette
we would pipette
you would pipette
they would pipette
Past Conditional
I would have pipetted
you would have pipetted
he/she/it would have pipetted
we would have pipetted
you would have pipetted
they would have pipetted
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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
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Translations
pipetti

pipette

[pɪˈpet] Npipeta f
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pipette

nPipette f, → Saugröhrchen nt
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pipette

[pɪˈpɛt] npipetta
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