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galactometer

[gal-uh k-tom-i-ter] /ˌgæl əkˈtɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a lactometer.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; galacto- + -meter
Related forms
galactometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for galactometry

galactometer

/ˌɡæləkˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument, similar to a hydrometer, for measuring the relative density of milk. It is used to determine the fat content
Derived Forms
galactometry, noun
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