Origin of colorimeter
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- 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
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- A technique for measuring the concentration of a known constituent of a solution by comparison of colors of standard solutions of that constituent.
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