pycnometer


pyc·nom·e·ter

noun \pik-ˈnä-mə-tər\

Definition of PYCNOMETER

:  a standard vessel often provided with a thermometer for measuring and comparing the densities of liquids or solids

Origin of PYCNOMETER

Greek pyknos + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter
First Known Use: 1858

pyc·nom·e·ter

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PYCNOMETER

: a standard vessel often provided with a thermometer for measuring and comparing the densities or specific gravities of liquids or solids
pyc·no·met·ric or pyk·no·met·ric \ˌpik-nə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
pyc·nom·e·try or pyk·nom·e·try \ˌpik-ˈnäm-ə-trē\ noun, plural pyc·nom·e·tries

Variants of PYCNOMETER

pyc·nom·e·ter or pyk·nom·e·ter \pik-ˈnäm-ət-ər\

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