Definition of osmometer in English:

osmometer

Syllabification: os·mom·e·ter
Pronunciation: /äzˈmämitər
 
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noun

  • An instrument for demonstrating or measuring osmotic pressure.
    More example sentences
    • Individual cell osmotic pressure is measured using a picolitre osmometer.
    • The value of the solution dripping out of the segments was measured periodically with the osmometer.
    • The concentration of the samples exceeded the capacity of the osmometer and therefore were diluted with distilled water (1: 1 or 1: 2 urine: water depending on concentration of sample) prior to the measurement.

Derivatives

osmometric

Pronunciation: /-məˈmetrik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • The osmometric measurement of molecular weight is based on the fact that the osmotic pressure is proportional to the number of gram-molecules of dissolved material in a definite volume of solution.

osmometry

noun
More example sentences
  • Other methods of molecular weight determination include gel permeation chromatography, end-group analysis, and osmometry.
  • Osmolality was measured by vapor pressure osmometry.
  • Osmotic potentials of xylem sap and the external medium were estimated by freezing point depression osmometry.

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