pipet

[ pahy-pet, pi- ]
/ paɪˈpɛt, pɪ- /

noun, verb (used with object), pi·pet·ted, pi·pet·ting.

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Definition for pipetted (2 of 2)

pipette
[ pahy-pet, pi- ]
/ paɪˈpɛt, pɪ- /

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·pet·ted, pi·pet·ting.

to measure or transfer a quantity of a liquid with a pipette.

Origin of pipette

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

pipette
/ (pɪˈpɛt) /

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
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Medical definitions for pipetted

pipette

n.

A narrow, usually calibrated glass tube into which small amounts of liquid are suctioned for transfer or measurement.
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Scientific definitions for pipetted

pipette
[ pī-pĕt ]

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