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cuvette

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Noun
 : 
cu=vette

CIDE DICTIONARY

cuvetten. [F., dim. of cuve a tub.].
  •  A pot, bucket, or basin, in which molten plate glass is carried from the melting pot to the casting table.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cunette.
  •  A small vessel with at least two flat and transparent sides, used to hold a liquid sample to be analysed in the light path of a spectrometer.
    "The shape and materials vary; for ultraviolet spectrometry, quartz is typically used. For visible-light spectrometry, plastic cuvettes may be employed. Occasionally, small vessels used for other laboratory purposes are called cuvettes."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cuvette, n. a shallow vessel for liquid.

Etymology
F, dimin. of cuve cask f. L cupa

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