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alkalimeter

[al-kuh-lim-i-ter]
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noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. an instrument for determining the quantity of carbon dioxide.

Origin of alkalimeter

First recorded in 1820–30; alkali + -meter
Related formsal·ka·li·met·ric [al-kuh-luh-me-trik] /ˌæl kə ləˈmɛ trɪk/, al·ka·li·met·ri·cal, adjectiveal·ka·li·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbal·ka·lim·e·try, noun
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alkalimeter

noun
  1. an apparatus for determining the concentration of alkalis in solution
  2. an apparatus for determining the quantity of carbon dioxide in carbonates
Derived Formsalkalimetric (ˌælkəlɪˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
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