from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hydrometer for measuring the specific gravity of urine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hydrometer used to measure the specific gravity of urine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of urine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for ascertaining the specific gravity of urine. It is constructed upon the principle of the common hydrometer.


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