saccharometer

[sak-uh-rom-i-ter]
noun Chemistry.
  1. an instrument for measuring the amount of sugar in a solution, as by determining the specific gravity of the solution.

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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saccharometer

noun
  1. 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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