Titrate meaning

tītrāt
(medicine) To adjust the amount of a drug consumed until the desired effects are achieved.
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To titrate is to measure how much of a substance you have by measuring how much of the solution is required to achieve a given reaction.

An example of titrate is to keep measuring the additions of a chemical to a 2 gallon mixture of hydrogen and chlorine in order to determine how much of the chemical you need to add to get a reaction which will, in turn, tell you how much chlorine is in the mixture.

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To determine the concentration of (a solution) by titration or perform the operation of titration.
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To test by or be subjected to titration.
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(analytical chemistry) To ascertain the amount of a constituent in a solution (other mixture) by measuring the volume of a known concentration (the "standard solution") needed to complete a reaction.
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Origin of titrate

  • From French titrer from titre titer titer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French titrer, from titre (“title, quality, chemical proportion").

    From Wiktionary