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A hydrometer used to determine the specific gravity of acid solutions.

a·cid′i·met′ric (ə-sĭd′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
ac′i·dim′e·try n.


1. (Chemistry) any instrument or standard solution for determining the amount of acid in a sample solution
2. (Chemistry) another name for acidometer


(ˌæs ɪˈdɪm ɪ tər)

an instrument for measuring the amount of acid in a solution.
a•cid•i•met•ric (əˌsɪd əˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
ac`i•dim′e•try, n.
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His invention, the acidimeter, which made pH measurement fast and accurate, spurred the formation of the company.
In 1935, with his invention of the acidimeter, Beckman founded what eventually became Beckman Instruments Inc.
a) Year Milestone 1935 Founded National Technical Laboratories 1935 Acidimeter (the first commercial pH meter) 1940 DU Spectrophotometer 1942 Model R pH Meter 1945 Model H Electrophoresis System 1946 R-2 Infrared Spectrophotometer 1947 Model E Ultracentrifuge 1950 Changed company name to Beckman Instruments, Inc.