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Jolly balance

[ jol-ee, yol-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɒl i, ˈyɒl i /
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noun

a spring balance used for determining the density of a sample by comparison of its weight in air and water.

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Origin of Jolly balance

Named after Philipp von Jolly (died 1884), German physicist

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