turbidimeter

noun

tur·​bi·​dim·​e·​ter ˌtər-bə-ˈdi-mə-tər How to pronounce turbidimeter (audio)
1
: an instrument for measuring and comparing the turbidity of liquids by viewing light through them and determining how much light is cut off
2
turbidimetric
ˌtər-bə-də-ˈme-trik How to pronounce turbidimeter (audio)
ˌtər-ˌbi-də-
adjective
turbidimetrically adverb
turbidimetry noun

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary turbidity + -meter

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of turbidimeter was in 1905

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“Turbidimeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbidimeter. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

turbidimeter

noun

tur·​bi·​dim·​e·​ter ˌtər-bə-ˈdim-ət-ər How to pronounce turbidimeter (audio)
1
: an instrument for measuring and comparing the turbidity of liquids by viewing light through them and determining how much light is transmitted
2
turbidimetrically adverb
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