Origin of burette
Examples from the Web for burette
The first burette was invented by Gay-Lussac, a drawing of whose instrument is given below.
The tip of the burette is allowed to fill before the readings are made, which are from the lowest point or meniscus.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value|Harry Snyder
The amount of alkali that has been used can be determined from the burette.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
The size of the bore-hole is measured by filling the cavity with water from a burette.
The flow of liquid into the burette is controlled by the clip.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
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.