salinometer

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

noun Chemistry.

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

OTHER WORDS FROM salinometer

sal·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 forms of salinometer

salinometric (ˌsælɪnəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivesalinometry, noun
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