[ pik-nom-i-ter ]
/ pɪkˈnɒm ɪ tər /
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a container used for determining the density of a liquid or powder, having a specific volume and often provided with a thermometer to indicate the temperature of the contained substance.
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Pycnometer, pik-nom′e-tėr, n. an instrument for determining the specific gravity of solid bodies.
British Dictionary definitions for pycnometer
/ (pɪkˈnɒmɪtə) /
a small glass bottle of known volume for determining the relative density of liquids and solids by weighing
Derived forms of pycnometerpycnometric (ˌpɪknəˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
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