Baumé

adjective

Bau·​mé bō-ˈmā How to pronounce Baumé (audio)
: being, calibrated in accordance with, or according to either of two arbitrary hydrometer scales for liquids lighter than water or for liquids heavier than water that indicate specific gravity in degrees

Word History

Etymology

Antoine Baumé

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Baumé was in 1807

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Cite this Entry

“Baumé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Baum%C3%A9. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

Baumé

adjective
Bau·​mé
variants also Baume or Beaumé
bō-ˈmā, ˈbō-(ˌ)mā
: being, measured according to, or calibrated in accordance with a Baumé scale
a Baumé hydrometer

Biographical Definition

Baumé

biographical name

Bau·​mé bō-ˈmā How to pronounce Baumé (audio)
Antoine 1728–1804 French chemist
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