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saccharimeter

[sak-uh-rim-i-ter] /ˌsæk əˈrɪm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an optical instrument for determining the strength of sugar solutions by measuring the rotation of the plane of polarized light they produce.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; sacchar- + -i- + -meter
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saccharimeter

/ˌsækəˈrɪmɪtə/
noun
1.
any instrument for measuring the strength of sugar solutions, esp a type of polarimeter for determining the concentration from the extent to which the solution rotates the plane of polarized light
Derived Forms
saccharimetry, noun
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