the strength of a solution as determined by titration with a standard substance.
the concentration of a substance in a given sample as determined by titration.
- Also especially British, ti·tre .
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How to use titer in a sentence
It’s really important that you get your antibody titers up there so that you are protected.What to Do If Your Child Gets COVID-19 Between Shots | Betsy Ladyzhets | August 1, 2022 | Time
It is not the same as infectious virus titers because virus is inefficiently assembled.The repeated claim that Fauci lied to Congress about ‘gain-of-function’ research | Glenn Kessler | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
Antibody wanes over time, and it is likely that the vaccine will boost your pre-existing antibody titers.Yes, people who’ve had Covid-19 can still benefit from the vaccine | Brian Resnick | December 18, 2020 | Vox
I should say the antibody titer has reached the danger point.Category Phoenix | Boyd Ellanby
Evidently the greater the dilution, that is, the higher the titer, the more specific is the reaction.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology | Charles Bradfield Morrey
Those especially important are the acid value, percentage unsaponifiable matter and titer test.
In bleaching palm oil for 30 hours with air the free fatty acid content rose and titer decreased considerably.
A titer lower than 28 will prevent the finished kettle of soap from being capable of later taking up the filling materials.
British Dictionary definitions for titer
the usual US spelling of titre
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Scientific definitions for titer
The concentration of a substance in solution or the strength of such a substance as determined by titration.
The minimum volume of a solution needed to cause a particular result in titration.
The concentration of antibodies present in the highest dilution of a serum sample at which visible clumps with an appropriate antigen are formed.
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