pycnometer

noun pyc·nom·e·ter \ pik-ˈnä-mə-tər \
variants: or pyknometer

Definition of pycnometer

: a standard vessel for measuring and comparing the densities of liquids or solids

Origin and Etymology of pycnometer

Greek pyknos + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter


Medical Dictionary

pycnometer

noun pyc·nom·e·ter
variants: or pyknometer play \pik-ˈnäm-ət-ər\

medical Definition of pycnometer

: a standard vessel often provided with a thermometer for measuring and comparing the densities or specific gravities of liquids or solids

pycnometric

or pyknometric play \ˌpik-nə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

pycnometry

or pyknometry play \ˌpik-ˈnäm-ə-trē\ noun plural pycnometries

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