Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument invented by M. Boland, about 1849, for ascertaining the bread-making qualities of wheaten flour.

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

  • noun An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.

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  • noun An instrument used for the examination of crude gluten as to its power of distending under the influence of heat, as a means of judging of the value of a flour for breadmaking.

Etymologies

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From aleuro- +‎ -meter

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