- a graduated glass measuring tube for gas analysis.
Origin of eudiometer
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The eudiometer that I have lately employed gives, in a few minutes, the proportions of oxygen without correction.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 1 (of 2)
John Ayrton Paris
A bubble or two of oxygen is now passed into the eudiometer; if nitric oxide is present, red fumes at once develop.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The exact details for the preparation of eudiometer tubes are given by Faraday (Chemical Manipulation, § 1200).On Laboratory Arts
The combination of the two gases is brought about in a tube called a eudiometer.
A eudiometer tube is filled with mercury and inverted in a vessel of the same liquid.
- a graduated glass tube used in the study and volumetric analysis of gas reactions
C18: from Greek eudios, literally: clear skied (from eu- + Dios, genitive of Zeus god of the heavens) + -meter
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