Origin of burette
Related Words for burettejug, flask, urn, vase, can, bottle, vessel, basin, pot, beaker, crock, decanter, pitcher, flagon, chalice, ewer, vat, burette, cruet, tun
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The amount of alkali that has been used can be determined from the burette.The Book of Cheese
Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
And subsequently when the burette is used, the volumes read from the scale on the burette must be corrected.
Burette, bū-ret′, n. a flask-shaped vessel for holding liquids, an altar-cruet.
A single drop is let fall from a burette or glass rod held steadily above the water, upon the centre of the surface.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
While the water is flowing through b, the burette becomes filled with gas.
Word Origin for burette
1836, from French burette "small vase, cruet," diminutive of buire "vase for liquors," in Old French "jug," variant of buie (12c.) "bottle, water jog," from Frankish *buk- or some similar Germanic source (see bucket (n.)). As a laboratory measuring tube, from 1836.