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pipet

[pahy-pet, pi-] /paɪˈpɛt, pɪ-/
noun, verb (used with object), pipetted, pipetting.
1.

pipette

[pahy-pet, pi-] /paɪˈpɛt, pɪ-/
noun
1.
a slender graduated tube used in a laboratory for measuring and transferring quantities of liquids from one container to another.
verb (used with object), pipetted, pipetting.
2.
to measure or transfer a quantity of a liquid with a pipette.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < French; see pipe1, -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for pipetting

pipette

/pɪˈpɛt/
noun
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
verb
2.
(transitive) to transfer or measure out (a liquid) using a pipette
Word Origin
C19: via French: little pipe, from pipepipe1
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Word Origin and History for pipetting

pipette

n.

also pipet, 1818, from French pipette, from Middle French pipette "tube," diminutive of Old French pipe, from Vulgar Latin *pipa (see pipe (n.1)).

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pipetting in Medicine

pipette pi·pette or pi·pet (pī-pět')
n.
A narrow, usually calibrated glass tube into which small amounts of liquid are suctioned for transfer or measurement.

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pipetting in Science
pipette
  (pī-pět')   
A graduated narrow glass tube, often with an enlarged bulb, used for transferring measured volumes of liquids.
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