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

Word History


Adolf F. Brix †1870 Austrian scientist

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Brix scale was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Brix scale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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