comburimeter

noun
com·​bu·​rim·​e·​ter | \ ˌkämbyəˈrimətə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of comburimeter

: an apparatus for determining the proportion of air required for the ideal combustion of a gas

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comburimetry \ -​mə‧trē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for comburimeter

International Scientific Vocabulary combur- (from Latin comburere to burn up) + -i- + -meter

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“Comburimeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comburimeter. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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