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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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Examples from the Web for alkalimetry

Historical Examples

  • The commercial value of this substance is determined by the ordinary processes of Alkalimetry.

    Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

  • The quantity of alkali, whether hydrate or carbonate, may be found by the common method of alkalimetry.

  • Most of the processes described under Acidimetry and Alkalimetry are examples of this method.

  • Several synthetic indicators are employed in acidimetry and alkalimetry.


British Dictionary definitions for alkalimetry

alkalimetry

noun
  1. determination of the amount of alkali or base in a solution, measured by an alkalimeter or by volumetric analysis

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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