titrate
verb (titrated; titrating) Etymology: titer Date: circa 1859 transitive verb to subject to titration intransitive verb to perform titration • titratable adjectivetitrator noun

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  • Titrate — Ti trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Titrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Titrating}.] [F. titrer, from titre standard, title. See {Title}, n.] (Chem.) To analyse, or determine the strength of, by means of standard solutions. Cf. {Standardized solution}, under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • titrate — (v.) 1870, from Fr. titrer, from titre title, qualification (see TITRATION (Cf. titration)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • titrate — ► VERB Chemistry ▪ ascertain the amount of a substance in (a solution) by measuring the volume of a standard reagent required to react with it. DERIVATIVES titration noun. ORIGIN from French titre «fineness of alloyed gold or silver» …   English terms dictionary

  • titrate — [tī′trāt΄] vt., vi. titrated, titrating [< Fr titrer < titre (see TITER) + ATE1] to test by or be subjected to titration …   English World dictionary

  • titrate — /ˈtaɪtreɪt/ (say tuytrayt) verb (t) (titrated, titrating) to ascertain the quantity of a given constituent present in (a solution) by accurately measuring the volume of a liquid reagent of known strength until an end point is reached. {French… …   Australian English dictionary

  • titrate — titratas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nutitruotas tirpalas. atitikmenys: angl. titrate rus. титрат …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • titrate — titratable, titrable /tuy treuh beuhl/, adj. titration, n. /tuy trayt/, v.t., v.i., titrated, titrating. Chem. to ascertain the quantity of a given constituent by adding a liquid reagent of known strength and measuring the volume necessary to… …   Universalium

  • titrate — verb /ˈtɪtreɪt,ˈtaɪtreɪt/ 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. , 2005: He was obsessed with making LSD… …   Wiktionary

  • titrate — To analyze volumetrically by a solution (the titrant) of known strength to an end point. * * * ti·trate tī .trāt vb, ti·trat·ed; ti·trat·ing vt to subject to titration vi to perform titration ti·tra·tor .trāt ər …   Medical dictionary

  • titrate —    To make a series of dilutions …   Forensic science glossary

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