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  • n. Alternative form of pipette.
  • v. Alternative form of pipette.

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

  • n. measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube


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  • But props on the attempted bribery with the multi-channel pipet!

    Colonel Candid with the Dagger in the Conference Room

  • I begged one of my non-Mango colleagues to take my place as a surrogate Mango researcher; I even offered to let him keep the multi-channel pipet at his bench.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • I normally use glass pipets when adding chloroform for a particular protocol, but I didn't pay attention and used a plastic pipet instead .. once ... it dissolved before my eyes like it was being melted, then, after a moment it clicked --- stupid it's an organic solvent and this is plastic!!!!

    A Candid Chemist, She is Not

  • I particularly enjoyed the lyrics concerning DNA and the use of a pipet as a prop on the beach.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • I wonder how long I'd have to pipet before that would happen.

    Bustin' a Move

  • I'd go to grab my pipet gun and, lo and behold, it's not where I left it, you know, on my bench.


  • I just checked the size of a 5-µl water drop from a pipet.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Yeah Mike's owner feed him with a pipet and Mike died by choking on a piece of food.

    Mike the Headless Chicken

  • Within the medley of birdsong that had awakened her, she could distinguish the sharp elaborate call notes of a pipet.

    The Plains of Passage

  • Of course I was able to color-correct a lot of them in Lightroom with the color-pipet - but some pictures stayed horrible.

    News: Digital Photography Review (


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