|1.||a calibrated glass tube drawn to a fine bore at one end, filled by sucking liquid into the bulb, and used to transfer or measure known volumes of liquid|
|2.||(tr) to transfer or measure out (a liquid) using a pipette|
|[C19: via French: little pipe, from pipe|
|to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.|
|to introduce subtleties into or argue subtly about.|
pipette pi·pette or pi·pet (pī-pět')
A narrow, usually calibrated glass tube into which small amounts of liquid are suctioned for transfer or measurement.
|pipette (pī-pět') Pronunciation Key
A graduated narrow glass tube, often with an enlarged bulb, used for transferring measured volumes of liquids.