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pipette

 [pi-pet´] (Fr.)
1. a glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of such a tube.

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet', pī-pet'),
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pipette

/pi·pette/ (pi-pet´) [Fr.]
1. a glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of a pipette.

pipette

[pīpet′, pipet′]
Etymology: Fr, little pipe
1 also called pipet. a calibrated transparent open-ended tube of glass or plastic used for measuring or transferring small quantities of a liquid or gas.
2 use of a pipette to dispense liquid.

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet')
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet')
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pipette (pipet´),

n a glass tube, usually graduated, which is used in the laboratory to measure and move liquids.

pipette, pipet

[Fr.]
1. a volumetrically accurate glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of a pipette.
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