hydrometer

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hydrometer

 [hi-drom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for determining the specific gravity of a fluid.

hy·drom·e·ter

(hī-drom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for determining the specific gravity or density of a liquid.
Synonym(s): areometer, gravimeter
[hydro- + G. mēron, measure]

hydrometer

/hy·drom·e·ter/ (hi-drom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for determining the specific gravity of a fluid.

hydrometer

[hīdrom′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, hydor + metron, measure
a device that determines the specific gravity or density of a liquid by a comparison of its weight with that of an equal volume of water. A calibrated hollow glass device is placed in the liquid being examined, and the depth to which the device settles in the liquid is noted.

hy·drom·e·ter

(hī-drom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid.
[hydro- + G. mēron, measure]

hydrometer

an instrument for determining the specific gravity of a fluid.