nitrometer

[ nahy-trom-i-ter ]
/ naɪˈtrɒm ɪ tər /

noun

an apparatus for determining the amount of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds in a substance or mixture.

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Origin of nitrometer

First recorded in 1820–30; nitro- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM nitrometer

ni·tro·met·ric [nahy-troh-me-trik], /ˌnaɪ troʊˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nitrometer

nitrometer
/ (naɪˈtrɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for measuring the amount of nitrogen in a substance

Derived forms of nitrometer

nitrometric (ˌnaɪtrəʊˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
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