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Brix scale

 (brĭks)
n.
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.]

Brix scale

(brɪks)
n
(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]

Brix′ scale`

(brɪks)
n.
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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Noun1.Brix scale - a system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions
system of measurement, metric - a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
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