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Baumé

[boh-mey, boh-mey] /boʊˈmeɪ, ˈboʊ meɪ/
noun
1.
Antoine, 1728–1804, French chemist and inventor.
adjective
2.
pertaining to, noting, or calibrated according to a Baumé scale.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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a baume in Medicine

Baumé Bau·mé (bō-mā'), Antoine. 1728-1804.

French pharmacist who invented a process for making sal ammonia and in 1768 devised an improved hydrometer using the scale that now bears his name.

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