colorimeter

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noun col·or·im·e·ter \ˌkə-lə-ˈri-mə-tər\

Definition of colorimeter

  1. :  an instrument or device for determining and specifying colors; specifically :  one used for chemical analysis by comparison of a liquid's color with standard colors

colorimetric

play \ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

colorimetrically

play \ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

colorimetry

play \ˌkə-lə-ˈri-mə-trē\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of colorimeter

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1844


Medical Dictionary

colorimeter

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noun col·or·im·e·ter \ˌkəl-ə-ˈrim-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of colorimeter

  1. :  any of various instruments used to objectively determine the color of a solution

colorimetric

\ˌkəl-ə-rə-ˈme-trik\play adjective

colorimetrically

\-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

colorimetry

\ˌkəl-ə-ˈrim-ə-trē\play noun plural

colorimetries


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