- an instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution.
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A salinometer is an instrument that determines from the density of the water the amount of salt contained in the water.
- a hydrometer for determining the amount of salt in a solution, usually calibrated to measure concentrationAlso called: salimeter
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