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A hydrometer scale for measuring the sugar content of a solution at a given temperature, usually 20°C (68°F).
[After Adolf F. Brix (1798-1870), German scientist.]
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(General Physics) a scale for calibrating hydrometers used for measuring the concentration and density of sugar solutions at a given temperature
[C19: named after A. F. W. Brix, 19th-century German inventor]
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a graduated scale, used on a hydrometer, that indicates the weight of sugar per volume of solution.
[1895–1900; after A.French.W. Brix, 19th-century German inventor]
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