turbidimeter

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. turban,
  2. turban squash,
  3. turbary,
  4. turbellarian,
  5. turbid,
  6. turbidimetry,
  7. turbidite,
  8. turbidity current,
  9. turbidly,
  10. turbinal

Origin of turbidimeter

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

Related formstur·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

turbidimeter

/ (ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə) /

noun

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

turbidimetry

[ tûr′bĭ-dĭmĭ-trē ]

n.

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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