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Related to saccharimeter: saccharometer, polarimeter, manometer, lactometer, ammeter


An instrument for determining the amount of sugar in a solution; it may be a polarimeter, a hygrometer, or a container in which the solution is fermented and the amount estimated by the volume of CO2 produced.
Synonym(s): saccharometer
[sacchari- + G. metron, measure]
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Pol, which is a unitless measure of the polarization of the sugar solution, was measured using a saccharimeter. Sucrose yield (TSH) was calculated as the product of TCH and KST (divided by 1000 to convert kg sucrose to metric tonnes).
Frederick Bates and his colleagues (3) transformed the industry, not only by perfecting the optical measuring instrument, the saccharimeter, but equally by the publication of credible measurement protocols.