kyvett

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Swedish[edit]

kyvett (chemistry)
liggande kyvett (photography)

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Etymology[edit]

From French cuvette (bowl, washbasin), diminutive of cuve (tank, tub), from Latin cupa; used in Swedish since 1691 (kuvette), 1832 (kuvett), 1874 (kyvett).

Noun[edit]

kyvett c

  1. (chemistry) a cuvette; a container with vertical walls, made from plastic, glass or quartz, used in spectography
  2. (photography) an upright standing container of glass for the silver nitrate solution, into which a photographic glass plate is dipped and soaked (stående kyvett)
  3. (photography) a dish; a horizontal, flat, rectangular bowl, used when developing prints (liggande kyvett)
  4. (dentistry) a thick metall (brass) bowl used for molding with plaster

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photography
dentistry

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