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pycnometer

[pik-nom-i-ter] /pɪkˈnɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a container used for determining the density of a liquid or powder, having a specific volume and often provided with a thermometer to indicate the temperature of the contained substance.
Origin of pycnometer
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; pycno- + -meter
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pycnometer

/pɪkˈnɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
a small glass bottle of known volume for determining the relative density of liquids and solids by weighing
Derived Forms
pycnometric (ˌpɪknəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
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