colorimeter

(redirected from Colourimeter)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Colourimeter: spectrophotometer

colorimeter

 [kul″er-im´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring the color or color intensity of a solution. See also spectrophotometer.

col·or·im·e·ter

(kŭl'ŏr-im'ĕ-ter),
An optic device for determining the color and/or intensity of the color of a liquid.

colorimeter

/col·or·im·e·ter/ (kul″er-im´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring color or color intensity in a solution.

col·or·im·e·ter

(kŏl'ŏr-im'ĕ-tĕr)
An optic device for determining the color and/or intensity of the color of a liquid.
Synonym(s): colourimeter.

colorimeter 

An instrument for measuring a coloured stimulus by matching it with a known coloured sample.
Table C4 Principal colours of the visible spectrum (approximate range)
colourwavelength (nm)
violet380-450
blue451-490
green491-560
yellow561-590
orange591-630
red631-780

colorimeter

an instrument for measuring color differences; especially one for measuring the color of the blood in order to determine the proportion of hemoglobin.
References in periodicals archive ?
Both colour atlas and colourimeters provide colour measurements accepted by the scientific community (Kayser & Boynton, 1996, chap.
5 m KC1 and centrifuging, and measured with a continuous flow colourimeter (AutoAnalyzer 3; Bran+Luebbe, Norderstedt, Germany).
We suggest that labile C should be a primary measurement as it is a key driver of soil biological activity, it can be measured in the field using a hand-held colourimeter (Weil et al.