[ tur-bi-dim-i-ter ]
/ ˌtɜr bɪˈdɪm ɪ tər /


a device for measuring the turbidity of water or other liquids.

Origin of turbidimeter

First recorded in 1910–15; turbid + -i- + -meter

Related forms

tur·bi·dim·e·try, nountur·bi·di·met·ric [tur-bi-duh-me-trik] /ˌtɜr bɪ dəˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivetur·bi·di·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for turbidimetry


/ (ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə) /


a device that measures the turbidity of a liquid
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Medicine definitions for turbidimetry


[ tûr′bĭ-dĭmĭ-trē ]


A method for determining the concentration of a substance in a solution by measuring the loss in intensity of a light beam through a solution that contains suspended particulate matter.
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