salometer

noun sa·lom·e·ter \ sā-ˈlä-mə-tər , sə- \

Definition of salometer

: a hydrometer for indicating the percentage of salt in a solution

Origin and Etymology of salometer

Latin sal salt + English -o- + -meter


Medical Dictionary

salometer

noun sa·lom·e·ter \ sā-ˈläm-ət-ər, sə- \

medical Definition of salometer

: a hydrometer for indicating the percentage of salt in a solution called also salimeter

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