Definitions for titration

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ti•trateˈtaɪ treɪt(v.t.; v.i.)-trat•ed, -trat•ing.

  1. to ascertain the quantity of a given constituent by adding a liquid reagent of known strength and measuring the volume necessary to convert the constituent through a given reaction.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of titrate:

1860–65; tit (e )r+ -ate1

ti•tra′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. titration(noun)

    a measured amount of a solution of unknown concentration is added to a known volume of a second solution until the reaction between them is just complete; the concentration of the unknown solution (the titer) can then be calculated

Wiktionary

  1. titration(Noun)

    The determination of the concentration of some substance in a solution by slowly adding measured amounts of some other substance (normally using a burette) until a reaction is shown to be complete, for instance by the colour change of an indicator.

  2. Origin: See titrate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Titration(noun)

    the act or process of titrating; a substance obtained by titrating

Freebase

  1. Titration

    Titration, also known as titrimetry, is a common laboratory method of quantitative chemical analysis that is used to determine the unknown concentration of an identified analyte. Since volume measurements play a key role in titration, it is also known as volumetric analysis. A reagent, called the titrant or titrator is prepared as a standard solution. A known concentration and volume of titrant reacts with a solution of analyte or titrand to determine concentration.

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