Burette



a graduated glass tube, commonly having a stopcock at the bottom, used for accurately measuring or measuring out small quantities of liquid.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various
The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes Lewis Webb Hill
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXX, Dec. 1910 Herbert M. Wilson
Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882 Various
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

noun
a graduated glass tube with a stopcock on one end for dispensing and transferring known volumes of fluids, esp liquids
n.
burette
(by-rět’)
A graduated glass tube having a tapered bottom with a valve. It is used especially in laboratories to pour a measured amount of liquid from one container into another.

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