Definition of colorimeter
colorimetricplay \ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
colorimetricallyplay \ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
colorimetryplay \ˌkə-lə-ˈri-mə-trē\ noun
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At one stop on the first floor of an old apartment building, Edwards ran a sample of water through a portable colorimeter.
Their soon-to-launch chemistry app turns the phone’s camera into a sensor so the phone can be used as a spectrophotometer or a colorimeter.
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Origin and Etymology of colorimeter
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1844See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of colorimeter
: any of various instruments used to objectively determine the color of a solution
colorimetry\ˌkəl-ə-ˈrim-ə-trē\play noun plural
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