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coulometer

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noun cou·lo·me·ter \kü-ˈlä-mə-tər, ˈkü-lə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of coulometer

  1. :  an instrument of chemical analysis that determines the amount of a substance released in electrolysis by measurement of the quantity of electricity used

cou·lo·met·ric play \ˌkü-lə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
cou·lo·met·ri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
cou·lom·e·try play \kü-ˈlä-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of coulometer

alteration of coulombmeter, from coulomb + -meter


First Known Use: circa 1889


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