Twaddell hydrometer


: a hydrometer for liquids heavier than water graduated with an arbitrary scale to give specific gravity when a reading is multiplied by 0.005 and added to unity

Word History


after William Twaddell †1840? Scottish inventor

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“Twaddell hydrometer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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