from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument for determining the weight and density of air or another gas.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An instrument used to measure the mass and density of gases.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for ascertaining the weight or density of air and gases.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for weighing air, or for ascertaining the density of air and other gases.
Initially skeptical that a project could fly without subsidies, Mr. Wassenar took measurements using a small aircraft and an aerometer, and came back converted.
The exact concentration of the alkaline solution is obtained by measuring the density of the liquid with a Baume aerometer.
The Baume aerometer (or densimeter) enables the determination of the density of a liquid.
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Why the wine foamed and sparkled was a mystery even to the very makers themselves; for as yet Baume’s aerometer was unknown, and the connection between sugar and carbonic acid undreamt of.
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