eudiometer


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eudiometer

(ˌjuːdɪˈɒmɪtə)
n
(Chemistry) a graduated glass tube used in the study and volumetric analysis of gas reactions
[C18: from Greek eudios, literally: clear skied (from eu- + Dios, genitive of Zeus god of the heavens) + -meter]
eudiometric, ˌeudioˈmetrical adj
ˌeudioˈmetrically adv
ˌeudiˈometry n

eu•di•om•e•ter

(ˌyu diˈɒm ɪ tər)

n.
a graduated glass measuring tube for gas analysis.
[1770–80; < Greek eúdio(s) clear, mild (derivative of eudía clear weather]
eu`di•o•met′ric (-əˈmɛ trɪk) eu`di•o•met′ri•cal, adj.
eu`di•o•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.
eu`di•om′e•try, n.

eudiometer

an instrument for measuring the amount of oxygen in the air and for analyzing gases.
See also: Atmosphere, Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eudiometer - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gases
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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While Holmes looks at Lavoisier's adaptations of a number of instruments that were central to various experimental projects of his, Trevor Levere tackles the same kinds of issues but takes a different approach by tracing the changes in the design of one instrument, the eudiometer, by a number of different practitioners.