Jolly balance

Jol·​ly balance | \ ˈjälē-, ˈyälē- \

Definition of Jolly balance

: a very delicate spring balance used especially for the determination of densities by the method of weighing in air and in water

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History and Etymology for Jolly balance

After Philipp von Jolly †1884 German physicist

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“Jolly balance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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