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noun Chemistry, Physics.
  1. any instrument for measuring density.
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Origin of densimeter

1860–65; < Latin dēns(us) dense + -i- + -meter
Related formsden·si·met·ric [den-suh-me-trik] /ˌdɛn səˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveden·si·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbden·sim·e·try, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Densimeter, den-sim′et-ėr, n. an instrument for ascertaining the comparative density or specific gravity of a substance.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)


British Dictionary definitions for densimeter


  1. physics any instrument for measuring density
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Derived Formsdensimetric (ˌdɛnsɪˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivedensimetry, noun
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densimeter in Medicine


  1. An instrument used to measure density or specific gravity.densitometer
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Related formsden′si•metric (-sə-mĕtrĭk) adj.
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