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calorimeter

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noun cal·o·rim·e·ter \ˌka-lə-ˈri-mə-tər\

Definition of calorimeter

  1. :  an apparatus for measuring quantities of absorbed or emitted heat or for determining specific heats

ca·lo·ri·met·ric play \ˌka-lə-rə-ˈme-trik; kə-ˌlȯr-ə-\ adjective
ca·lo·ri·met·ri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
cal·o·rim·e·try play \ˌka-lə-ˈri-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of calorimeter

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin calor


First Known Use: 1790


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calorimeter

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noun cal·o·rim·e·ter \ˌkal-ə-ˈrim-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of calorimeter

  1. :  any of several apparatuses for measuring quantities of absorbed or evolved heat or for determining specific heats—see bomb calorimeter, oxycalorimeter

  2. ca·lo·ri·met·ric \ˌkal-ə-rə-ˈme-trik; kə-ˌlȯr-ə-, -ˌlōr-, -ˌlär-\play adjective
    ca·lo·ri·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
    cal·o·rim·e·try \ˌkal-ə-ˈrim-ə-trē\play noun, plural cal·o·rim·e·tries




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