Definitions

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  • n. The art or process of determining the constituents of a gaseous mixture by means of the eudiometer, or for ascertaining the purity of the air or the amount of oxygen in it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art or process of determining the constituents of a gaseous mixture by means of the eudiometer, or for ascertaining the purity of the air or the amount of oxygen in it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art or practice of ascertaining the purity of the air, or of determining the nature and proportions of the constituents of any gaseous mixture, by means of the eudiometer.

Etymologies

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Compare French eudiométrie.

Examples

  • The Yountish themselves have appropriately evocative names like Salmius Nalmius, Nexius Dexius or Reglum Bammary and their terminology is also suitably strange with terms like "fulgination", "eudiometry", "xantrophicius forces", all easily understood in context and adding to the sense of wonder.

    Archive 2009-08-01

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