Baumé

[ boh-mey, boh-mey ]
/ boʊˈmeɪ, ˈboʊ meɪ /
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noun

Antoine,1728–1804, French chemist and inventor.

adjective

pertaining to, noting, or calibrated according to a Baumé scale.

Origin of Baumé

First recorded in 1835–45
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Baumé

[ bō-mā ]
Antoine 1728-1804

French pharmacist who invented a process for making sal ammonia and in 1768 devised an improved hydrometer using the scale that now bears his name.
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