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Babcock test

[bab-kok]
noun
  1. a test for determining the butterfat content of milk and milk products, conducted by adding sulfuric acid to a sample and then centrifuging it in a flask with a calibrated neck in which the liquefied fat collects.
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Origin of Babcock test

named after Stephen M. Babcock (1843–1931), U.S. agricultural chemist
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