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A measuring pipette. It has specific metric units as compared to a graduated cylinder.

A graduated cylinder.

Most graduated cylinders measure milliliters (mL).

The property is volume, more specifically of a liquid, which can be measured using a graduated cylinder.

1 ml

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A measuring pipette. It has specific metric units as compared to a graduated cylinder.

The measurement for a graduated cylinder is in milliliters or also known as mL.

The unit of measurement that a graduated cylinder uses is the volume/mass of water.

A graduated cylinder.

its millilitres

ml

Because the smaller the cylinder the more accurate the measurement.

In milliliters (mL)

Most graduated cylinders measure milliliters (mL).

A graduated cylinder uses milliliters not millimeters. Hopefully I'm not too later for this fix.

You can't determine which is more precise, but a graduated cylinder would be more accurate. It is probably true that a graduated cylinder is also more precise, but you'd need experimentation to prove that. Precision is how reproducible the measurement is. Accuracy is how close the measurement is to the real value.

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