titrate

verb
ti·trate | \ˈtī-ˌtrāt \
titrated; titrating

Definition of titrate 

transitive verb

: to subject to titration

intransitive verb

: to perform titration

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Other Words from titrate

titratable \ˈtī-ˌtrā-tə-bəl \ adjective
titrator \ˈtī-ˌtrā-tər \ noun

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First Known Use of titrate

circa 1859, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for titrate

titer

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The first known use of titrate was circa 1859

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titrate

verb
ti·trate | \ˈtī-ˌtrāt \
titrated; titrating

Medical Definition of titrate 

transitive verb

: to subject to titration

intransitive verb

: to perform titration

Other Words from titrate

titrator \-ˌtrāt-ər \ noun

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