Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of pipette.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Van Steirteghem at the Brussels Free University, involves removing an egg and directly injecting a single sperm into it using microscopic glass needles called pipettes.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • Its because I work in a research lab and we use instruments called "pipettes" day in and day out to transfer liquids around.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • Bio-Consumables: "Despite their inherent hydrophobicity, the materials from which products such as pipettes, petri dishes and microplates are manufactured do retain residual amounts of liquid â€" resulting in inaccurate test results and the waste of costly reagents.

    CoolBusinessIdeas.com

  • Stagiaires with small cups of herbs elbow others with pipettes of oil out of the way in order to get to the plate, while still others, momentarily bereft of anything to do, crowd around trying to watch.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • Here we highlight five of this year's award winners:Katie CleminsonKatie captured the judges' imagination with her dreamy illustrations, which she creates using inks applied with pipettes.

    Picturebook perfect

  • Using the pipettes from the kit you can extract a few drops of heady floral (jasmine and ylang ylang), mix it with balsamic (bergamot, jasmine and vanilla) and floral floral (jasmine, mandarin and violet).

    Mary Orlin: A Scentsible Valentine's Day

  • Holofcener pauses, presumably taking in a mental picture of a landfill brimming with crumpled plastic pipettes.

    Ann Hornaday interviews 'Please Give' filmmaker Nicole Holofcener

  • Glass pipettes rattled atop the steel shuttle cart.

    6.0 in Eureka

  • I swallow pipettes of life until I am half the size of me.

    The Temple and the Fortress

  • It is with great pleasure that I announce that, after a 6 month hiatus from pipettes and buffers, I have resumed experimental activities today.

    Archive 2008-04-01

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.