Draves test

noun
\ˈdrāvz-\

Definition of Draves test 

: a test of the efficiency of a wetting agent based on the time required for a standard skein of cotton yarn carrying a standard weight to sink in a water solution of that wetting agent

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History and Etymology for Draves test

after Carl Z. Draves, born 1894 American chemist, its deviser

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