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

  • noun A hydrometer used to determine the specific gravity of acid solutions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument for determining the purity or strength of acids. See acidimetry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An instrument for ascertaining the strength of acids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry An instrument for ascertaining the strength of acids.

Etymologies

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From acid +‎ -meter, from Latin acidus ("sour, acid").

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