Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To determine the concentration of (a solution) by titration or perform the operation of titration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To ascertain the amount of a constituent in a solution (or other mixture) by measuring the volume of a known concentration (the "standard solution") needed to complete a reaction.
  • v. To adjust the amount of a drug consumed until the desired effects are achieved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To analyse, or determine the strength of, by means of standard solutions. Cf. Standardized solution, under solution.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To submit to the process of titration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. measure by (the volume or concentration of solutions) by titration

Etymologies

From French titrer, from titre, titer; see titer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French titrer, from titreĀ ("title, quality, chemical proportion"). (Wiktionary)

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