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

  • noun An instrument for determining the weight and density of air or another gas.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument for weighing air, or for ascertaining the density of air and other gases.

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

  • noun An instrument for ascertaining the weight or density of air and gases.

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

  • noun An instrument used to measure the mass and density of gases.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

aero- + -meter


  • Initially skeptical that a project could fly without subsidies, Mr. Wassenar took measurements using a small aircraft and an aerometer, and came back converted.

    Winds of Change

  • The exact concentration of the alkaline solution is obtained by measuring the density of the liquid with a Baume aerometer.

    Chapter 4

  • The Baume aerometer (or densimeter) enables the determination of the density of a liquid.

    Chapter 5

  • _first “e” in “aerometer” illegible_ the Champenois winegrowers

    Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines

  • Why the wine foamed and sparkled was a mystery even to the very makers themselves; for as yet Baume’s aerometer was unknown, and the connection between sugar and carbonic acid undreamt of.

    Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines


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