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eudiometer

[yoo-dee-om-i-ter] /ˌyu diˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a graduated glass measuring tube for gas analysis.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < Greek eúdio(s) clear, mild (literally, well skied, equivalent to eu- eu- + di-, stem of Zeus god of the sky + -os adj. suffix) + -meter
Related forms
eudiometric
[yoo-dee-uh-me-trik] /ˌyu di əˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
eudiometrical, adjective
eudiometrically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for eudiometric

eudiometer

/ˌjuːdɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
a graduated glass tube used in the study and volumetric analysis of gas reactions
Derived Forms
eudiometric (ˌjuːdɪəˈmɛtrɪk), eudiometrical, adjective
eudiometrically, adverb
eudiometry, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Greek eudios, literally: clear skied (from eu- + Dios, genitive of Zeus god of the heavens) + -meter
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