volumetric pipet

volumetric pipet

[¦väl·yə¦me·trik pī′pet]
(analytical chemistry)
A graduated glass tubing used to measure quantities of a solution; the tube is open at the top and bottom, and a slight vacuum (suction) at the top pulls liquid into the calibrated section; breaking the vacuum allows liquid to leave the tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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