ebulliometer

noun
ebul·​li·​om·​e·​ter | \ ə̇ˌbu̇lēˈämətə(r), ēˌ-, eˌ- also -ˌbəl-\
plural -s

Definition of ebulliometer

: an instrument for the usually precise determination of either the absolute or the differential boiling points of liquids used especially for determining the molecular weight of a solute dissolved in a liquid, the purity of liquids, and the alcoholic content of beverages

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for ebulliometer

International Scientific Vocabulary ebullio- (from Latin ebullire) + -meter

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on ebulliometer

What made you want to look up ebulliometer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

recurring in steady succession

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!