coulometry

[ 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.

Origin of coulometry

First recorded in 1940–45; coulo(mb) + -metry

Related forms

cou·lo·met·ric [koo-luh-me-trik] /ˌku ləˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivecou·lo·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
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