titrate

titrate

[tahy-treyt]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), titrated, titrating. Chemistry.
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 to another form.

Origin:
1860–65; tit(e)r + -ate1

titratable, titrable [tahy-truh-buhl] , adjective
titration, noun
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titrate (ˈtaɪtreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to measure the volume or concentration of (a solution) by titration
 
[C19: from French titrer; see titre]
 
ti'tratable
 
adj

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titrate ti·trate (tī'trāt')
v. ti·trat·ed, ti·trat·ing, ti·trates
To determine the concentration of a solution by titration or perform the operation of titration.


ti'trat'a·ble adj.
ti'tra'tor n.
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