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pipette

pipette

noun pi·pette \pī-ˈpet\

: a narrow glass tube used for measuring liquid or for moving small amounts of liquid from one place to another

Full Definition of PIPETTE

:  a small piece of apparatus which typically consists of a narrow tube into which fluid is drawn by suction (as for dispensing or measurement) and retained by closing the upper end
pipette also pipet verb

Variants of PIPETTE

pi·pette also pi·pet \pī-ˈpet\

Origin of PIPETTE

French pipette, diminutive of pipe pipe, cask, from Vulgar Latin *pipa, *pippa pipe
First Known Use: 1839

pipette

noun pi·pette   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PIPETTE

:  a small piece of apparatus which typically consists of a narrow tube into which fluid is drawn by suction (as for dispensing or measurement) and retained by closing the upper end
pipette also pipet verb, pi·pet·ted pi·pet·ting

Variants of PIPETTE

pi·pette also pi·pet \pī-ˈpet\

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