- to ascertain the quantity of a given constituent by adding a liquid reagent of known strength and measuring the volume necessary to convert the constituent to another form.
Origin of titrate
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- (tr) to measure the volume or concentration of (a solution) by titration
Word Origin for titrate
C19: from French titrer; see titre
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1870, from French titrer, from titre "title, qualification" (see titration).
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- To determine the concentration of a solution by titration or perform the operation of titration.
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