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[ koo-lom-i-tree, kuh- ]
/ kuˈlɒm ɪ tri, kə- /

noun Chemistry.

a method used in quantitative analysis, whereby the amount of a substance set free or deposited during electrolysis is determined by measuring the number of coulombs that passed through the electrolyte.

Nearby words

coulomb force, coulomb's law, coulomb, charles augustin de, coulometer, coulometric, coulometry, coulrophobia, coulter, coulter pine, coumadin, coumarin

Origin of coulometry

First recorded in 1940–45; coulo(mb) + -metry
Related formscou·lo·met·ric [koo-luh-me-trik] /ˌku ləˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivecou·lo·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019