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



(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 Originmid 19th cent.: from French, from buire ‘jug’, of Germanic origin; related to German Bauch ‘stomach’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: burette