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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