Conradson carbon test

noun

Con·​rad·​son carbon test
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: a determination of the weight of carbon residue of an oil (as a lubricating oil) obtained on evaporation to dryness in a closed vessel

Word History

Etymology

after Dr. Pontus H. Conradson, 20th century scientist, its inventor

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“Conradson carbon test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conradson%20carbon%20test. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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