from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument by which the strength of spirit of wine is determined by the careful determination of its boiling-point.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Phys. Chem.) An instrument for observing the boiling point of liquids, especially for determining the alcoholic strength of a mixture by the temperature at which it boils.
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- noun physics An instrument used to measure the
boiling pointof liquids
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From Latin ēbullīre + -scope.
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