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titration Method used in analytical chemistry to determine the concentration of a compound in a solution by measuring the amount needed to complete a reaction with another compound. A solution of known concentration is added in measured amounts to a liquid of unknown concentration until the reaction is complete. The volume added enables the unknown concentration to be calculated.

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titration (ty-tray-shŏn) n. a method of determining the concentration of a substance in solution. A measured volume of a reagent of known concentration is added to a known volume of the test solution until the end point of the reaction has occurred.