saccharometer

[ sak-uh-rom-i-ter ]
/ ˌsæk əˈrɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Chemistry.

an instrument for measuring the amount of sugar in a solution, as by determining the specific gravity of the solution.

Nearby words

  1. saccharofarinaceous,
  2. saccharoid,
  3. saccharolactic acid,
  4. saccharolytic,
  5. saccharometabolism,
  6. saccharomyces,
  7. saccharomycete,
  8. saccharose,
  9. saccharum,
  10. saccidananda

Origin of saccharometer

First recorded in 1775–85; saccharo- + -meter

Related formssac·cha·ro·met·ric [sak-uh-roh-me-trik] /ˌsæk ə roʊˈmɛ trɪk/, sac·cha·ro·met·ri·cal, adjectivesac·cha·rom·e·try, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for saccharometer

saccharometer

/ (ˌsækəˈrɒmɪtə) /

noun

a hydrometer used to measure the strengths of sugar solutions. It is usually calibrated directly to give a reading of concentration
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