Definitions

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  • n. A flat plate with multiple "wells" used as small test tubes.

Etymologies

micro- +‎ plate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Absorbance at 510 nm wavelength was measured on a Perkin Elmer Victor III multilabel microplate reader.

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  • Putman diluted the samples and separated them into smaller units for examination with a device called a microplate reader.

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  • To the east is the big mischief-maker, the Adria microplate, which is tugging to the northeast and is a potent trigger for quakes in both the Apennines and in the Balkans, on the other side of the Adriatic.

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  • In the southwest Pacific Ocean, the Pacific Plate is moving westward and is being thrust under the Tonga block, a "microplate" on the northeast edge of the Australian plate.

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  • In the southwest Pacific Ocean, the Pacific Plate is moving westward and is thrust under the Tonga block, a "microplate" on the northeast edge of the Australian plate.

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  • "microplate" on the northeast edge of the Australian plate.

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  • R.B. Smith, 2009, Intraplate deformation and microplate tectonics of the Yellowstone hotspot and surrounding western U.S.

    Scientific Articles on Yellowstone

  • Better still was the microplate of fried plantains, unctuous in texture and nicely set off by the tomatillo-lime sauce.

    Small Packages

  • The BenchBot is a mid-sized microplate handler designed to meet the automation workflow needs of diverse laboratories.

  • "The BenchBot Robot incorporates the robust functionality of our larger automated microplate handlers into a compact design for use in small lab spaces, enabling automation of a variety of changing, science-driven workflows," said Nitin Sood, general manager for Agilent's Automation Solutions Division.

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