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pyknometer

 [pik-nom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for determining the specific gravity of fluids.
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pyk·nom·e·ter

(pik-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
A flask of standard volume, used to determine the specific gravity of fluids by weighing.
Synonym(s): pycnometer.
[pykno- + G. metron, measure]
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