Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Concentration of a substance in solution or the strength of such a substance determined by titration.
  • noun The minimum volume needed to cause a particular result in titration.
  • noun The temperature at which a fatty acid solidifies.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Old spellings of titter, titterer.
  • noun In chem.: The strength of a standard solution used in titration in volumetric chemical analysis.
  • noun Inaccurately, the amount of a standard solution required in a given analysis.
  • noun See number, 17.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun analytical chemistry The concentration of a substance as determined by titration.
  • verb To measure a concentration, especially by means of titration

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

  • noun the concentration of a solution as determined by titration

Etymologies

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

[French titre, from Old French title, title; see title.]

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From French titre.

Examples

  • My rabies titer is 14x stronger than what is considered "immune" and even still, I pay for the occasional booster.

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  • WHen you say your titer is 14X the immunized level how many vacciniations have u had? and where do u htink i stand based on the vaccines ive gotten?

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  • The diesel hydroxide titer, which is the last plan to be completed is mechanically completed and the commissioning is coming up to an end.

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  • The titer is a number that tells how many times a patient’s blood must be diluted to obtain a sample that is free of ANA.

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  • The titer is a number that tells how many times a patient’s blood must be diluted to obtain a sample that is free of ANA.

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  • The titer is a number that tells how many times a patient’s blood must be diluted to obtain a sample that is free of ANA.

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  • An elevated titer indicates that a Streptococcus infection or poststreptococcal sequelae from a previous infection are present.

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  • Still, he told Joy that her high ANA titer was worrisome and would likely turn out to be indicative of an autoimmune disease down the road.

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  • In this study researchers found that farmers with a history of working with pesticides were more likely to have a low, but still significant, titer of antinuclear antibodies associated with lupus diagnosis.

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  • Still, he told Joy that her high ANA titer was worrisome and would likely turn out to be indicative of an autoimmune disease down the road.

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