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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hydrometer scale for measuring the sugar content of a solution at a given temperature, usually 20°C (68°F).

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  • noun a system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Adolf F. Brix, (1798–1870), German scientist.]

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