salinometer

noun
sa·​li·​nom·​e·​ter | \ ˌsa-lə-ˈnä-mə-tər How to pronounce salinometer (audio) , ˌsā- \

Definition of salinometer

: an instrument (such as a hydrometer) for measuring the amount of salt in a solution

First Known Use of salinometer

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salinometer

International Scientific Vocabulary saline + -o- + -meter

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The first known use of salinometer was in 1844

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“Salinometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salinometer. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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salinometer

noun
sa·​li·​nom·​e·​ter | \ ˌsal-ə-ˈnäm-ət-ər How to pronounce salinometer (audio) , ˌsā-lə- How to pronounce salinometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of salinometer

: an instrument (as a hydrometer) for measuring the amount of salt in a solution

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