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

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History and Etymology for ebulliometer

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

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“Ebulliometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ebulliometer. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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