Nicholson's hydrometer


Nich·​ol·​son's hydrometer
: a hydrometer with a submerged pan for determining the specific gravities of solids by weighing them in water and in air

Word History


after William Nicholson †1815 English scientist

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“Nicholson's hydrometer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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