noun ole·om·e·ter \ˌōlēˈämətə(r)\

Definition of oleometer

  1. 1 :  a hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of oils

  2. 2 :  an apparatus (as a Soxhlet extractor) for determining the percentage of oil in a material

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Origin and Etymology of oleometer

International Scientific Vocabulary ole- + -meter; probably originally formed as French oléomètre

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