Definition of burette noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

burette

 noun
(also US English buret)noun
BrE BrE//bjuˈret//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bjuˈret//
 
 
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a glass tube with measurements on it and a tap/faucet at one end, used, for example, in chemical experiments for measuring out amounts of a liquid Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French, from buire ‘jug’, of Germanic origin; related to German Bauch ‘stomach’.
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