Hare's apparatus

noun

ˈha(a)(ə)rz-
: an apparatus for comparing the densities of liquids in two separate vessels by means of their rise in two graduated vertical tubes immersed at their lower ends in the liquids and connected at the top by a third tube to which suction is applied

Word History

Etymology

after Robert Hare †1858 American chemist

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“Hare's apparatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hare%27s%20apparatus. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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