Twaddell

Twaddell

Twad"dell\, n., Twaddell's hydrometer \Twad"dell's hy*drom"e*ter\ [After one Twaddell, its inventor.] A form of hydrometer for liquids heavier than water, graduated with an arbitrary scale such that the readings when multiplied by .005 and added to unity give the specific gravity.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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