beck's scale

Beck\'s scale

Beck's scale\ A hydrometer scale on which the zero point corresponds to sp. gr. 1.00, and the 30[deg]-point to sp. gr. 0.85. From these points the scale is extended both ways, all the degrees being of equal length.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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