a small glass tube used in spectrometry and photometry
Origin of cuvetteFr, basin, diminutive of cuve, vat from Classical Latin cupa, tub: see cup
A small, transparent, often tubular laboratory vessel.
Origin of cuvetteFrench diminutive of cuve tub from Latin cūpa
- a pot, bucket, or basin, in which molten plate glass is carried from the melting pot to the casting table
- a cunette
- (analytical chemistry) 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
- an inner lid of a timepiece