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

  • n. A hydrometer scale for measuring the sugar content of a solution at a given temperature.

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  • n. 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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