Origin of cuvette
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The cuvette is then raised by means of a crane, and lifted over the casting table.
Cuvette, kv-et′, n. a trench sunk along the middle of a dry ditch or moat.
Each workman dips his ladle only three times, and empties its contents into the cuvette.
Whenever the cuvette is set upon its carriage, it must be rapidly wheeled to its station near the crane.
- a shallow dish or vessel for holding liquid
C17: from French, diminutive of cuve cask, from Latin cupa
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- A small, transparent, often tubular laboratory vessel.
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