a graduated glass tube with a stopcock at the bottom
, used as by chemists
for measuring small quantities of liquid or gas
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Word origin of 'burette'Fr < OFr buirette, dim. of buire, flagon, var. of buie, jug < Frank *buk- < IE *bhōu-, to swell