water calorimeter

noun

: a calorimeter that functions by determining the change in temperature of a known mass of water or other liquid

Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of water calorimeter was in 1826

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“Water calorimeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20calorimeter. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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