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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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By implementing rigorous quality standards, ARUP realized significant economic benefits by reducing the number of tests that had to be rerun owing to known or perceived pipetting errors, thus minimizing wasted time and materials.
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