Definition of lactometer in English:
An instrument for measuring the density of milk.
- The quizmaster, however, was least amused as degree coffee got its name after the lactometer used to measure the milk specific gravity (to detect adulteration).
- Always read the temperature of the milk first: the lactometer reading varies according to the temperature.
- Depending upon how much water is added to it lactometer will show lower and lower readings.
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