eudiometry

[yoo-dee-om-i-tree]
noun Chemistry.
the measurement and analysis of gases with the eudiometer.

Origin:
1790–1800; eudiomet(e)r + -y3

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eudiometer (ˌjuːdɪˈɒmɪtə)
 
n
a graduated glass tube used in the study and volumetric analysis of gas reactions
 
[C18: from Greek eudios, literally: clear skied (from eu- + Dios, genitive of Zeus god of the heavens) + -meter]
 
eudiometric
 
adj
 
eudio'metrical
 
adj
 
eudio'metrically
 
adv
 
eudi'ometry
 
n

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Development of automated eudiometry with potential for implementation beyond the traditional clinical or research environment.
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