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Upon those principles are made two kinds of areometers -- one for fluids denser than water; the other for those that are lighter: the first are called _salt proof_; the second _spirit proof_.
It is capable also of replacing areometers in ordinary determinations, since it permits of correcting the error in capillarity that is neglected in instruments; and, moreover, one can, when he desires to, easily verify for himself the accuracy of the graduation.