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urinometer

[ yoor-uh-nom-i-ter ]

noun

  1. a device for assessing the specific gravity of urine; a hydrometer for use on urine specimens.


urinometer

/ ˌjʊərɪˈnɒmɪtə /

noun

  1. an instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine


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Word History and Origins

Origin of urinometer1

First recorded in 1835–45; urino- + -meter
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Example Sentences

The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).

One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.

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