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galactometer

[ gal-uhk-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌgæl əkˈtɒm ɪ tər /
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noun

a lactometer.

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Origin of galactometer

First recorded in 1835–45; galacto- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM galactometer

gal·ac·tom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for galactometer

galactometer
/ (ˌɡæləkˈtɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument, similar to a hydrometer, for measuring the relative density of milk. It is used to determine the fat content

Derived forms of galactometer

galactometry, noun
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