- col·or·i·met·ric [kuhl-er-uh-me-trik], /ˌkʌl ɛr əˈmɛ trɪk/, col·or·i·met·ri·cal, adjective
- col·or·i·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
- col·or·im·e·trist, noun
- col·or·im·e·try, noun
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How to use colorimeter in a sentence
It is not so delicate as most other colorimetric methods, but nevertheless is a very useful one.
The method of concentrating and preparing the solution for colorimetric assay is as follows.
The manner of working this assay is the same as that adopted in the other colorimetric processes.
The further details are on the well-known lines of colorimetric estimations.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
When copper is in too small a quantity to be weighed, it may then be estimated by a colorimetric process.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
British Dictionary definitions for colorimeter
Also called: tintometer an apparatus for determining the concentration of a solution of a coloured substance by comparing the intensity of its colour with that of a standard solution or with standard colour slides
any apparatus for measuring the quality of a colour by comparison with standard colours or combinations of colours
- colorimetric (ˌkʌlərɪˈmɛtrɪk) or colorimetrical, adjective
- colorimetrically, adverb
- colorimetry, noun
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