refractometer

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noun re·frac·tom·e·ter \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtä-mə-tər, ri-\

Definition of refractometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring refractive indices (as for identification or the determination of sugar content)

refractometric

play \ri-ˌfrak-tə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

refractometry

play \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtä-mə-trē, ri-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of refractometer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1842


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refractometer

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noun re·frac·tom·e·ter \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtäm-ət-ər, ri-\

Medical Definition of refractometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring indices of refraction


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