salinometer

[ sal-uh-nom-i-ter ]
/ ˌsæl əˈnɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Chemistry.

an instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution.

Nearby words

  1. salinger,
  2. salinger, j. d.,
  3. salinity,
  4. salinization,
  5. salinize,
  6. salinometric,
  7. salique,
  8. salisbury,
  9. salisbury plain,
  10. salisbury steak


Origin of salinometer

First recorded in 1835–45; saline + -o- + -meter

Related formssal·i·nom·e·try, nounsal·i·no·met·ric [sal-uh-nuh-me-trik] /ˌsæl ə nəˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for salinometer

salinometer

/ (ˌsælɪˈnɒmɪtə) /

noun

a hydrometer for determining the amount of salt in a solution, usually calibrated to measure concentrationAlso called: salimeter
Derived Formssalinometric (ˌsælɪnəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivesalinometry, noun

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