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potentiometry Syllabification: po·ten·ti·om·e·try
Pronunciation: /pəˌten(t)SHēˈämətrē/

Definition of potentiometry in English:


The measurement of electrical potential as a technique in chemical analysis.
Example sentences
  • In electrochemical analysis by such methods as anodic stripping voltammetry, cyclic voltammetry, differential pulse polarography, and potentiometry, the anode always functions as the site of oxidation.
  • Fluoride was measured with direct potentiometry, using a FI ion-selective electrode.
  • Both machines use the same technology to measure pH, using an electrode to detect hydrogen ions by direct potentiometry.


Pronunciation: /pəˌtenCHēəˈmetrik/
Example sentences
  • With the potentiometric method, no CA activity could be measured, whereas with the isotopic disequilibrium technique, significant CA activity could be detected.
  • Optical techniques using potentiometric probes have been successfully used to monitor electrical phenomena in cells and tissue where microelectrode access is not possible.
  • An additional concern with potentiometric indicators is converting their fluorescence or absorbance recordings into meaningful measurements of potential.
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