Brix scale

Brix scale

noun Chemistry.
a graduated scale, used on a hydrometer, that indicates the weight of sugar per volumeof solution at a given temperature.

Origin:
1895–1900; named after A. F. W. Brix, 19th-century German inventor

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Brix scale (brɪks)
 
n
a scale for calibrating hydrometers used for measuring the concentration and density of sugar solutions at a given temperature
 
[C19: named after A. F. W. Brix, 19th-century German inventor]

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