Baumé

adjective
Bau·​mé | \ bō-ˈmā How to pronounce Baumé (audio) \

Definition of Baumé

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

Baumé

biographical name
Bau·​mé | \ bō-ˈmā How to pronounce Baumé (audio) \

Definition of Baumé (Entry 2 of 2)

Antoine 1728–1804 French chemist

First Known Use of Baumé

Adjective

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baumé

Adjective

Antoine Baumé

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“Baumé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Baum%C3%A9. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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Baumé

adjective
Bau·​mé
variants: also Baume or Beaumé \ bō-​ˈmā, ˈbō-​(ˌ)mā \

Medical Definition of Baumé

: being, measured according to, or calibrated in accordance with a Baumé scale a Baumé hydrometer

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