Definition of eudiometer in English:

eudiometer

Line breaks: eudi|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /ˌjuːdɪˈɒmɪtə
 
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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.
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    • 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: /-dɪəˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective

eudiometrical

Pronunciation: /-dɪəˈmɛtrɪk(ə)l/
adjective

eudiometry

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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