A straight-sided, optically clear container for holding liquid samples in a spectrophotometer or other instrument.
- A paddle cuvette stirrer was placed in the quartz cuvette containing the liposome suspension.
- The sample powders were packed in the cuvettes or tubes, and the remaining liquid nitrogen was removed carefully.
- All experiments were made in quartz cuvettes, and the sample solutions were kept at constant stirring during the measurements.
Early 18th century: from French, diminutive of cuve 'cask', from Latin cupa.
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