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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