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ebullioscopy

noun
  1. chem a technique for finding molecular weights of substances by measuring the extent to which they change the boiling point of a solvent
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Derived Formsebullioscopic (ɪˌbʌlɪəˈskɒpɪk, ɪˌbʊl-), adjectiveebullioscopically, adverb

Word Origin

C19: from ebullioscope, from Latin ebullire to boil over + -scope
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