- Antoine,1728–1804, French chemist and inventor.
- pertaining to, noting, or calibrated according to a Baumé scale.
Origin of Baumé
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for baume
Yet it was to the Ste. Baume that Muriel had gone, and that she had written to her husband.Running Sands
Reginald Wright Kauffman
This instrument is precisely similar in construction to those of Twaddle and Baume.
Mr. Baume, will, I think find the difficulties he mentions to disappear, if the pupil prepare himself as I have prescribed.
Mr. Baume says he has practised his method with considerable success during twenty years.
Mr. Baume recommends a similar method between teacher and pupil, but omits to state how the pupil can best prepare himself for it.
- French pharmacist who invented a process for making sal ammonia and in 1768 devised an improved hydrometer using the scale that now bears his name.
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