alcoholometer

[ al-kuh-haw-lom-i-ter, -ho- ]
/ ˌæl kə hɔˈlɒm ɪ tər, -hɒ- /

noun

an instrument for finding the percentage of alcohol in a liquid.

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Origin of alcoholometer

1855–60; alcohol + -o- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM alcoholometer

al·co·hol·o·met·ric [al-kuh-haw-luh-me-trik, -hol-uh-] /ˌæl kəˌhɔ ləˈmɛ trɪk, -ˌhɒl ə-/, al·co·hol·o·met·ri·cal, adjectiveal·co·hol·om·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for alcoholometer

alcoholometer
/ (ˌælkəhɒˈlɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument, such as a specially calibrated hydrometer, for determining the percentage of alcohol in a liquid
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