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refractometer

noun re·frac·tom·e·ter \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtä-mə-tər, ri-\

Definition of REFRACTOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring refractive indices (as for identification or the determination of sugar content)
re·frac·to·met·ric \ri-ˌfrak-tə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
re·frac·tom·e·try \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtä-mə-trē, ri-\ noun

Origin of REFRACTOMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1859
Medical Dictionary

refractometer

noun re·frac·tom·e·ter \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtäm-ət-ər, ri-\

Medical Definition of REFRACTOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring indices of refraction

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