Definitions for burettebyʊˈrɛt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a graduated glass tube with a stopcock at the bottom, used in a laboratory to measure or dispense liquids.
Origin of burette:
1475–85; < F: cruet, burette (OF biurete), der. of buire ewer, flagon
measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
A glass tube with fine gradations and a stopcock at the bottom, used in laboratory procedures for accurate fluid dispensing and titration.
an apparatus for delivering measured quantities of liquid or for measuring the quantity of liquid or gas received or discharged. It consists essentially of a graduated glass tube, usually furnished with a small aperture and stopcock
A burette is a device used in analytical chemistry for the dispensing of variable, measured amounts of a chemical solution. A volumetric burette delivers measured volumes of liquid. Piston burettes are similar to syringes, but with precision bore and plunger. Piston burettes may be manually operated or may be motorized. A weight burette delivers measured weights of liquid.
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