galactometer

[ gal-uh k-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌgæl əkˈtɒm ɪ tər /

noun

a lactometer.

Nearby words

  1. galactoid,
  2. galactokinase,
  3. galactokinase deficiency,
  4. galactolipid,
  5. galactolipin,
  6. galactophore,
  7. galactophoritis,
  8. galactophorous,
  9. galactophorous duct,
  10. galactopoiesis

Origin of galactometer

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

Related formsgal·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 Formsgalactometry, noun

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