calorimeter


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cal·o·rim·e·ter

 (kăl′ə-rĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An apparatus or container for measuring the heat generated by a chemical reaction, change of state, or formation of a solution.

[Latin calor, heat; see kelə- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

ca·lor′i·met′ric (kə-lôr′ə-mĕt′rĭk, -lŏr′-) adj.
ca·lor′i·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

calorimeter

(ˌkæləˈrɪmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an apparatus for measuring amounts of heat, esp to find specific heat capacities, calorific values, etc
calorimetric, ˌcaloriˈmetrical adj
ˌcaloriˈmetrically adv
ˌcaloˈrimetry n

cal•o•rim•e•ter

(ˌkæl əˈrɪm ɪ tər)

n.
an apparatus for measuring quantities of heat.
[1785–95; < Latin calor heat + -i- + -meter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calorimeter - a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heatcalorimeter - a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat
bomb calorimeter, bomb - strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Tender For Supply, Installation, Commissioning And Training Of Micro Processor Based Bomb Calorimeter With Other Mandatory Accessories And Other Requirements As Per Cfa Specification No.
Photometer & Calorimeter Market by Type (Portable Photometer, Flame Photometer, Bomb Calorimeter, Reaction Calorimeter, & Other Photometers & Calorimeters ), Application(Biomedical, Research, Process Industries, & Others), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2013 - 2020 http://www.
Typical applications include gas chromatography (GC) makeup gas and carrier gas, ECD, differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), and any other type of analytical instrumentation requiring a small flow of ultra-high purity zero nitrogen.
Figure 2a shows an open air calorimeter that is used to measure the HRR of furniture or other objects.
Jung, "Dual thermopile integrated microfluidic calorimeter for biochemical thermodynamics," Microfluid.
The I-Cal 2000 High Precision Calorimeter HPC is a two-channel isothermal model for testing cement paste, mortar or concrete.
They examined the effects of xanthan gum on the thermal properties of tapioca starch using a differential scanning calorimeter.
India also built sections of the particle detectors including the Outer Hadron Calorimeter, Photon Multiplicity Detector, Muon Chamber arm and the Electromagnetic Calorimeter which form parts of the particle detectors called CMS and ALICE.
UL-94 test, cone calorimeter, microscale combustion calorimeter (MCC), and thermal analysis (TGA).
A large, single-arm, electromagnetic calorimeter for the ALICE detector (a large ion collider) has been built to collide two beams of lead ions and generate a quark-gluon plasma--the state of matter hypothesized to exist at the beginning of the universe.
3:15 BALANCING PRECISION VERSES ACCURACY, AND IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF THE ECONOMIC FOOD CALORIMETER **.
This firm introduces an instrument that expands the boundaries of thermal analysis-the Flash Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC).