noun Chemistry.
an instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution.

1835–45; saline + -o- + -meter

salinometry, noun
salinometric [sal-uh-nuh-me-trik] , adjective Unabridged
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salinometer (ˌsælɪˈnɒmɪtə)
Also called: salimeter a hydrometer for determining the amount of salt in a solution, usually calibrated to measure concentration

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device used to measure the salinity of a solution. It is frequently a hydrometer that is specially calibrated to read out the percentage of salt in a solution

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Example sentences
Salinometer measures salinity by measuring the electrical conductivity of the salts dissolved in a solution.
The salinometer room can't be considered temperature controlled.
It is important to check the final salinity with a refractometer or salinometer.
Initial stability problems with one salinometer could be solved quickly.
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