Brix scale


Definition of Brix scale

: a hydrometer scale for sugar solutions so graduated that its readings at a specified temperature represent percentages by weight of sugar in the solution

called also Brix

First Known Use of Brix scale

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Brix scale

Adolf F. Brix †1870 Austrian scientist

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“Brix scale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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