glass electrode

noun

Definition of glass electrode

: an electrode that consists typically of a glass tube sealed at the bottom with a thin-walled glass bulb containing a solution of constant pH (as a chloride buffer) and a silver-silver chloride reference electrode and that is immersed in an unknown solution usually along with a calomel electrode for determining the pH of this solution

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“Glass electrode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glass%20electrode. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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