meaning of burette

burette meaning in General Dictionary

an equipment for delivering measured quantities of fluid or even for calculating the amount of liquid or gasoline received or discharged It consists essentially of a graduated glass tube typically furnished with a little aperture and stopcock

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  • calculating tool consisting of a graduated cup pipe with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
  • An apparatus for delivering measured levels of liquid or even for measuring the total amount of liquid or gasoline obtained or discharged. It consists really of a graduated glass pipe, typically furnished with a little aperture and stopcock.

burette meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1836, from French burette "tiny vase, cruet," diminutive of buire "vase for liquors," in Old French "jug," variant of buie (12c.) "bottle, liquid run," from Frankish *buk- or some comparable Germanic source (see container (letter.)). As a laboratory measuring tube, from 1836.


burette - German to English

finished burette

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  • buret [Am.]

burette - French to English

cruet


burette meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An apparatus for delivering calculated quantities of liquid or for calculating the quantity of fluid or gas received or released. It consists essentially of a graduated glass pipe, often furnished with a small aperture and stopcock.


Sentence Examples with the word burette

From the reading of the burette the lead is calculated.

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