from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device used to measure the specific gravity, and therefore the richness, of milk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device that estimates the cream content of milk by measuring its specific gravity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for estimating the purity or richness of milk, as a measuring glass, a specific gravity bulb, or other apparatus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for gaging the purity or richness of samples of milk.
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