Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation of a fermenting liquor. Also zymosimeter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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  • noun An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation; a zymosimeter.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ζυμόω ("to leaven") and English -meter.

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  • Measures the degree of fermentation in a solution.

    December 6, 2009