Conradson carbon test

noun
Con·​rad·​son carbon test | \ ¦känrədsən- \

Definition of Conradson carbon test

: a determination of the weight of carbon residue of an oil (as a lubricating oil) obtained on evaporation to dryness in a closed vessel

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History and Etymology for Conradson carbon test

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 13 Aug. 2022.

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