alkalimeter

[ al-kuh-lim-i-ter ]
/ ˌæl kəˈlɪm ɪ tər /

noun Physical Chemistry.

an instrument for determining the quantity of carbon dioxide.

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Origin of alkalimeter

First recorded in 1820–30; alkali + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM alkalimeter

al·ka·li·met·ric [al-kuh-luh-me-trik] /ˌæl kə ləˈmɛ trɪk/, al·ka·li·met·ri·cal, adjectiveal·ka·li·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbal·ka·lim·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for alkalimetry (1 of 2)

alkalimetry
/ (ˌælkəˈlɪmɪtrɪ) /

noun

determination of the amount of alkali or base in a solution, measured by an alkalimeter or by volumetric analysis

British Dictionary definitions for alkalimetry (2 of 2)

alkalimeter
/ (ˌælkəˈlɪmɪtə) /

noun

an apparatus for determining the concentration of alkalis in solution
an apparatus for determining the quantity of carbon dioxide in carbonates

Derived forms of alkalimeter

alkalimetric (ˌælkəlɪˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
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