from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument used to determine fermentation efficiency by measurement of carbon dioxide produced. Also called zymometer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a zymometer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An apparatus for determining the fermenting power of yeast by measuring the amount of carbonic acid evolved from a given quantity of sugar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument, contrived by Zenneck, for testing the fermenting power of yeast, by bringing it in contact with sugar-water and observing the quantity of carbonic anhydrid evolved.
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