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ebullioscopy

/ɪˌbʌlɪˈɒskəpɪ; ɪˌbʊl-/
noun
1.
(chem) a technique for finding molecular weights of substances by measuring the extent to which they change the boiling point of a solvent
Derived Forms
ebullioscopic (ɪˌbʌlɪəˈskɒpɪk; ɪˌbʊl-) adjective
ebullioscopically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from ebullioscope, from Latin ebullire to boil over + -scope
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