colorimetrist

colorimeter

[kuhl-uh-rim-i-ter]
noun
a device that analyzes color by measuring a given color in terms of a standard color, a scale of colors, or certain primary colors.

Origin:
1860–65; color + -i- + -meter

colorimetric [kuhl-er-uh-me-trik] , colorimetrical, adjective
colorimetrically, adverb
colorimetrist, noun
colorimetry, noun
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colorimeter (ˌkʌləˈrɪmɪtə)
 
n
1.  Also called: tintometer an apparatus for determining the concentration of a solution of a coloured substance by comparing the intensity of its colour with that of a standard solution or with standard colour slides
2.  any apparatus for measuring the quality of a colour by comparison with standard colours or combinations of colours
 
colorimetric
 
adj
 
colori'metrical
 
adj
 
colori'metrically
 
adv
 
color'imetry
 
n

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