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Babcock test

[bab-kok] /ˈbæbˌkɒk/
a test for determining the butterfat content of milk and milk products, conducted by adding sulfuric acid to a sample and then centrifuging it in a flask with a calibrated neck in which the liquefied fat collects.
named after Stephen M. Babcock (1843-1931), U.S. agricultural chemist
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