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pycnometer

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noun pyc·nom·e·ter \pik-ˈnä-mə-tər\

Definition of pycnometer

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

pycnometer

noun pyc·nom·e·ter

Medical Definition of pycnometer

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

pycnometric or pyknometric \ˌpik-nə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
pycnometry or pyknometry \ˌpik-ˈnäm-ə-trē\play noun plural pycnometries


Variants of pycnometer

or pyknometer \pik-ˈnäm-ət-ər\play

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