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bomb calorimeter

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(Chemistry) chem a device for determining heats of combustion by igniting a sample in a high pressure of oxygen in a sealed vessel and measuring the resulting rise in temperature: used for measuring the calorific value of foods
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Noun1.bomb calorimeter - strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
calorimeter - a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat
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Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Spares (Fuse Wire And Stantandard Benzonic Acid) Fo Auto Bomb Calorimeters.
Using respiration calorimeters to measure the caloric output of animals, and bomb calorimeters to measure the calories contained in foods, Rubner and others applied a law of isodynamism to the human body: to maintain a steady weight, calories in should equal calories out.