bomb calorimeter

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bomb calorimeter

n
(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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