hydrometer

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noun hy·drom·e·ter \hī-ˈdrä-mə-tər\

Definition of hydrometer

  1. :  an instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid (as battery acid or an alcohol solution) and hence its strength

hydrometric

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

1675

First Known Use of hydrometer

1675


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hydrometer

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noun hy·drom·e·ter \hī-ˈdräm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of hydrometer

  1. :  an instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid (as an alcohol or saline solution) and hence its strength

hydrometry

\-ə-trē\play noun plural

hydrometries


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