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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.
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Origin of saccharometer

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

OTHER WORDS FROM saccharometer

sac·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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