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nitrometer

[nahy-trom-i-ter]
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noun
  1. an apparatus for determining the amount of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds in a substance or mixture.
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Origin of nitrometer

First recorded in 1820–30; nitro- + -meter
Related formsni·tro·met·ric [nahy-troh-me-trik] /ˌnaɪ troʊˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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nitrometer

noun
  1. an instrument for measuring the amount of nitrogen in a substance
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Derived Formsnitrometric (ˌnaɪtrəʊˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
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