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Stress Pattern

Number of Syllables

Primary Stress

pi PETTE  (or equal stress:  PI PETTE)

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Suggested exercises

1. If a student asks you why there are two spellings for the word pipet, what can you tell her?
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Useful words

-ette is a French diminutive
pipette is a little pipe
same sound, simpler spelling: pipet
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2. Explain the differences between the pipets in the picture - graduated, volumetric and automatic.
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measure volume from mark to mark
measure from mark to completely drained
glass
set the adjustable volume
disposable plastic tips
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