from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a type of calorimeter made of a steel body which closes tightly and resists high pressure, designed for measuring the amount of heat developed durng chemical combustion of a quantity of combustible material in an oxygen atmosphere.
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- n. strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
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