Abbe refractometer

noun Ab·be refractometer \ ˈäbə- , ˈabē- \

Definition of Abbe refractometer

:a refractometer in which the critical angle for total reflection at the interface of a film of a liquid between two similar glass prisms is utilized in determining the index of refraction

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Origin and Etymology of abbe refractometer

after Ernst Abbe †1905 German physicist


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