ETYM French, dim. of pipe.
A graduated glass tube used to transfer definite volumes of a liquid.
Chemistry, narrow tube into which liquids are sucked for measurement, etc.
Device for the accurate measurement of a known volume of liquid, usually for transfer from one container to another, used in chemistry and biology laboratories.
A pipette is a glass tube, often with an enlarged bulb, which is calibrated in one or more positions, or it may be a plastic device with an adjustable plunger, fitted with one or more disposable plastic tips.