acetometer

[as-i-tom-i-ter]

noun Chemistry.

an instrument for measuring the amount of acetic acid present in a solution.

Nearby words

  1. acetoacetyl-coa,
  2. acetobacter,
  3. acetohydroxamic acid,
  4. acetoin,
  5. acetomenaphthane,
  6. acetonaemia,
  7. acetone,
  8. acetone body,
  9. acetonemia,
  10. acetonitrile


Origin of acetometer

First recorded in 1850–55; aceto- + -meter

Related formsa·ce·to·met·ri·cal [uh-see-tuh-me-tri-kuh l, as-i-tuh-] /əˌsi təˈmɛ trɪ kəl, ˌæs ɪ tə-/, a·ce·to·met·ric, adjectivea·ce·to·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbac·e·tom·e·try, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for acetometer

acetometer

noun

a device for measuring the concentration of acetic acid in a solution, esp in vinegar
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