coulometer

noun
cou·​lo·​me·​ter | \ kü-ˈlä-mə-tər How to pronounce coulometer (audio) , ˈkü-lə-ˌmē-tər How to pronounce coulometer (audio) \

Definition of coulometer

: an instrument of chemical analysis that determines the amount of a substance released in electrolysis by measurement of the quantity of electricity used

Other Words from coulometer

coulometric \ ˌkü-​lə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce coulometric (audio) \ adjective
coulometrically \ ˌkü-​lə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce coulometrically (audio) \ adverb
coulometry \ kü-​ˈlä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce coulometry (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of coulometer

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coulometer

alteration of coulombmeter, from coulomb + -meter

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The first known use of coulometer was circa 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Coulometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coulometer. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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