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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.

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