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saccharimeter

[ sak-uh-rim-i-ter ]
/ ˌsæk əˈrɪm ɪ tər /
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noun
an optical instrument for determining the strength of sugar solutions by measuring the rotation of the plane of polarized light they produce.
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Origin of saccharimeter

First recorded in 1870–75; sacchar- + -i- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for saccharimeter

saccharimeter
/ (ˌsækəˈrɪmɪtə) /

noun
any instrument for measuring the strength of sugar solutions, esp a type of polarimeter for determining the concentration from the extent to which the solution rotates the plane of polarized light

Derived forms of saccharimeter

saccharimetry, noun
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