pipette

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noun pi·pette \pī-ˈpet\

Definition of pipette

  1. :  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

less commonly

pipet

verb

Variants of pipette

less commonly

pipet

Origin and Etymology of pipette

French pipette, diminutive of pipe pipe, cask, from Vulgar Latin *pipa, *pippa pipe


First Known Use: 1839


PIPETTE Defined for English Language Learners

pipette

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noun pi·pette \pī-ˈpet\

Definition of pipette for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

pipette

noun pi·pette

Medical Definition of pipette

  1. :  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

pipetted

;

pipetting

Variants of pipette

also

pipet

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