Balling scale

noun Bal·ling scale \ˈbȯl-, ˈbäl-\

Definition of Balling scale

  1. :  a hydrometer scale that registers the percentage by weight of soluble solids in a solution (such as sugar in grape juice or wine), one degree on the scale being equal to one percent

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Origin and Etymology of balling scale

after Karl J. N. Balling †1868 German chemist

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