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Titrant vs. Titrate

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Titrantnoun

(analytical chemistry) The reagent of known concentration and volume used in titrations.

Titrateverb

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.

Titrateverb

(medicine) To adjust the amount of a drug consumed until the desired effects are achieved.

Titrateverb

To analyse, or determine the strength of, by means of standard solutions. Cf. Standardized solution, under Solution.

Titrateverb

measure by (the volume or concentration of solutions) by titration

Titrateverb

ascertain the amount of a constituent in (a solution) by measuring the volume of a known concentration of reagent required to complete a reaction with it, typically using an indicator

‘the sample is titrated at a pH near 10 with EDTA solution’; ‘titrate 25 cm³ of this solution against 0.10 M hydrochloric acid’;

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Titrateverb

continuously measure and adjust the balance of (a physiological function or drug dosage)

‘each patient received intravenous diazepam and pethidine, the doses being titrated according to the response’;

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