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pipette

or pi路pet

[ pahy-pet, pi- ]
/ pa瑟藞p蓻t, p瑟- /
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noun
a slender graduated tube used in a laboratory for measuring and transferring quantities of liquids from one container to another.
verb (used with object), pi路pet路ted, pi路pet路ting.
to measure or transfer a quantity of a liquid with a pipette.
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Origin of pipette

From French, dating back to 1830鈥40; see origin at pipe1, -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for pipette

pipette
/ (p瑟藞p蓻t) /

noun
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
verb
(tr) to transfer or measure out (a liquid) using a pipette

Word Origin for pipette

C19: via French: little pipe, from pipe pipe 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for pipette

pipette
[ p墨-p臅t ]

A graduated narrow glass tube, often with an enlarged bulb, used for transferring measured volumes of liquids.
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