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turbidimeter

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noun tur·bi·dim·e·ter \ˌtər-bə-ˈdi-mə-tər\

Definition of turbidimeter

  1. 1 :  an instrument for measuring and comparing the turbidity of liquids by viewing light through them and determining how much light is cut off

  2. 2 :  nephelometer

tur·bi·di·met·ric play \ˌtər-bə-də-ˈme-trik, ˌtər-ˌbi-də-\ adjective
tur·bi·di·met·ri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
tur·bi·dim·e·try play \ˌtər-bə-ˈdi-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of turbidimeter

International Scientific Vocabulary turbidity + -meter


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

turbidimeter

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noun tur·bi·dim·e·ter \ˌtər-bə-ˈdim-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of turbidimeter

  1. 1:  an instrument for measuring and comparing the turbidity of liquids by viewing light through them and determining how much light is transmitted

  2. 2:  nephelometer

  3. tur·bi·di·met·ric \ˌtər-bəd-ə-ˈme-trik, ˌtər-ˌbid-ə-\play adjective
    tur·bi·di·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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