Definitions

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  • n. An instrument used to measure the boiling point of liquids

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for observing the boiling point of liquids, especially for determining the alcoholic strength of a mixture by the temperature at which it boils.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument by which the strength of spirit of wine is determined by the careful determination of its boiling-point.

Etymologies

From Latin ēbullīre + -scope. (Wiktionary)

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