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burette (n.)

"small vessel for liquids," 1836, in chemistry, a precise measuring tube for laboratory work, from French burette "small vase, cruet," diminutive of buire "vase for liquors," in Old French "jug," variant of buie (12c.) "bottle, water jug," from Frankish *buk- or some similar Germanic source (see bucket (n.)).

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Definitions of burette from WordNet

burette (n.)
measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration;
Synonyms: buret
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