polarography

noun
po·​lar·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌpō-lə-ˈrä-grə-fē How to pronounce polarography (audio) \

Definition of polarography

: a method of qualitative or quantitative analysis based on current-voltage curves obtained during electrolysis of a solution with a steadily increasing electromotive force

Other Words from polarography

polarographic \ pō-​ˌler-​ə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce polarographic (audio) , pō-​ˌla-​rə-​ˈgra-​fik \ adjective
polarographically \ pō-​ˌler-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce polarographically (audio) , pō-​ˌla-​rə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of polarography

1932, in the meaning defined above

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polarography

noun
po·​lar·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌpō-lə-ˈräg-rə-fē How to pronounce polarography (audio) \
plural polarographies

Medical Definition of polarography

: a method of qualitative or quantitative analysis based on current-voltage curves obtained during electrolysis of a solution with a steadily increasing electromotive force

Other Words from polarography

polarographic \ pō-​ˌlar-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce polarographic (audio) \ adjective
polarographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce polarographically (audio) \ adverb

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