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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Origin and Etymology of draves test
after Carl Z. Draves, born 1894 American chemist, its deviser
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