from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An instrument used to measure density or specific gravity.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An apparatus for ascertaining the specific gravity or comparative density of a solid or liquid, as metals, gunpowder, or sea-water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An instrument for ascertaining the specific gravity or density of a substance.
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- noun a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The Baume aerometer (or densimeter) enables the determination of the density of a liquid.
For this reason, usage of the densimeter enabling the determination of exact concentration of the alkaline solution available for saponification, is necessary.
Examples showing how to calculate the quantity of caustic soda solution needed for saponification by using the saponification value and the Baune-densimeter.
The basic solution so obtained can be easily diluted by water addition and usage of a densimeter to control progression of the dilution.
There was a Geiger counter, an automatic spectrograph, two atmosphere suits, a torsion densimeter, a core-cutting drill, a few small hammers and picks, two spare air tanks, boxes of food concentrate, a paint tube, a doorless jimmy-john and two small metal boxes about eight inches cube.
The examination of black blasting powder has been greatly facilitated and, at the same time, made considerably more accurate, by means of a densimeter devised at this laboratory.
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