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Brix scale

noun Chemistry.
  1. a graduated scale, used on a hydrometer, that indicates the weight of sugar per volumeof solution at a given temperature.
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Origin of Brix scale

1895–1900; named after A. F. W. Brix, 19th-century German inventor
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Brix scale

noun
  1. a scale for calibrating hydrometers used for measuring the concentration and density of sugar solutions at a given temperature
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Word Origin for Brix scale

C19: named after A. F. W. Brix, 19th-century German inventor
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