Definition of eudiometer in English:

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eudiometer

Pronunciation: /ˌjuːdɪˈɒmɪtə/

noun

Chemistry
A graduated glass tube in which mixtures of gases can be made to react by an electric spark, used to measure changes in volume during chemical reactions.
Example sentences
  • Only some of his inventions are discussed (not the eudiometer or the electrical pistol), and almost no room is dedicated to Volta's nonelectrical studies.

Derivatives

eudiometric

Pronunciation: /ˌjuːdɪəˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective

eudiometrical

Pronunciation: /ˌjuːdɪəˈmɛtrɪk(ə)l/
adjective

eudiometry

Pronunciation: /juːdɪˈɒmətri/
noun

Origin

Late 18th century (denoting an instrument used to measure amounts of oxygen, thought to be greater in fine weather): from Greek eudios 'clear, fine' (weather), from eu 'well' + dios 'heavenly'.

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