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turbidimeter

[tur-bi-dim-i-ter] /ˌtɜr bɪˈdɪm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a device for measuring the turbidity of water or other liquids.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; turbid + -i- + -meter
Related forms
turbidimetry, noun
turbidimetric
[tur-bi-duh-me-trik] /ˌtɜr bɪ dəˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
turbidimetrically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for turbidimetry

turbidimeter

/ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə/
noun
1.
a device that measures the turbidity of a liquid
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turbidimetry in Medicine

turbidimetry tur·bi·dim·e·try (tûr'bĭ-dĭm'ĭ-trē)
n.
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.

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