hydrometer

noun hy·drom·e·ter \ hī-ˈdrä-mə-tər \

Definition of hydrometer

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

hydrometric

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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First Known Use of hydrometer

1675


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hydrometer

noun hy·drom·e·ter \ hī-ˈdräm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of hydrometer

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

hydrometry

play \-ə-trē\ noun plural hydrometries

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