a device for measuring the turbidity of water or other liquids.

1910–15; turbid + -i- + -meter

turbidimetry, noun
turbidimetric [tur-bi-duh-me-trik] , adjective
turbidimetrically, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To turbidimetry
World English Dictionary
turbidimeter (ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə)
a device that measures the turbidity of a liquid

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

turbidimetry tur·bi·dim·e·try (tûr'bĭ-dĭm'ĭ-trē)
A method for determining the concentration of a substance in a solution by measuring the loss in intensity of a light beam through a solution that contains suspended particulate matter.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature