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salinometer

[sal-uh-nom-i-ter]
noun Chemistry.
  1. an instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution.
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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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Historical Examples of salinometer

  • A salinometer is an instrument that determines from the density of the water the amount of salt contained in the water.

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British Dictionary definitions for salinometer

salinometer

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