Definition of bomb calorimeter in English:

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bomb calorimeter

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noun

A thick-walled steel container used to determine the energy contained in a substance by measuring the heat generated during its combustion.
Example sentences
  • Energy content was determined with a Parr bomb calorimeter; lipid content was determined through ethyl ether extraction using a Goldfisch apparatus.
  • Gross energy of feed and fecal samples was determined using a adiabatic bomb calorimeter.
  • As the reaction occurs, the heat released from the combustion would increase the temperature of the water and the bomb calorimeter itself.

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