Definition of alcometer
: a device used by police to measure the alcohol content in a breath sample in order to determine if a person is legally drunk … a police alcometer indicated alcohol had been detected on his breath — Jennifer Cooke, Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, 14 Mar. 2009 — compare breathalyzer
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Origin and Etymology of alcometer
formerly a registered trademark
First Known Use: 1941See Words from the same year
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