Saybolt universal seconds

/ (ˈseɪˌbəʊlt) /

noun

(functioning as singular) a US measurement of viscosity similar in type to the British Redwood seconds

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Word Origin for Saybolt universal seconds

named after G. M. Saybolt (died 1924), US chemist, who proposed it

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