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Jolly balance

[jol-ee, yol-ee] /ˈdʒɒl i, ˈyɒl i/
a spring balance used for determining the density of a sample by comparison of its weight in air and water.
Origin of Jolly balance
named after Philipp von Jolly (died 1884), German physicist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Here he set up his Jolly balance, and began to work on the fragment.

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