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Baumé scale

noun
1.
a scale for use with a hydrometer, calibrated in such manner that the specific gravity of a given liquid may be easily computed.
Origin
named after Antoine Baumé French chemist
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Baumé scale

/bəʊˈmeɪ; ˈbəʊmeɪ/
noun
1.
a scale for calibrating hydrometers used for measuring the specific gravity of liquids. 1 degree Baumé is equal to 144.3((s–1)/s), where s is specific gravity
Word Origin
C19: named after Antoine Baumé (1728–1804), French chemist
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Baumé scale in Medicine

Baumé scale n.
A hydrometer scale used to measure the specific gravity of liquids.

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