flow calorimeter

noun

Definition of flow calorimeter

: a calorimeter in which a fluid whose specific heat is being measured flows continuously through a heat exchanger

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First Known Use of flow calorimeter

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flow calorimeter was in 1907

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“Flow calorimeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flow%20calorimeter. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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