saccharimeter[sak′ə rim′ət ər]
saccharimeter definition by Webster's New World
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an instrument, as a form of polarimeter used to determine the amount of sugar in a solution
Origin: French saccharimètre: see saccharo- and amp; -meter
saccharimeter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A polarimeter that indicates the concentration of sugar in a solution.
- An instrument that determines the concentration of sugar in a fermenting solution from carbon dioxide measurements.
- sacˌcha·rimˈe·try noun