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An apparatus or container for measuring the heat generated by a chemical reaction, change of state, or formation of a solution.

[Latin calor, heat; see kelə- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

ca·lor′i·met′ric (kə-lôr′ə-mĕt′rĭk, -lŏr′-) adj.
ca·lor′i·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.calorimetric - of or relating to the measurement of heat
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From the calorimetric experiments, the temperature dependence of the partial heat capacity of a protein can be obtained.
Herein, aptamer functionalized GNRs have been used for calorimetric detection of lysozyme.
This value is comparable with the uncertainty of the calorific value determined using the ISO 1928:2009 bomb calorimetric method, 0.13 MJ/kg.
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B is a M element vector which elements are heating values determined by calorimetric bomb method (Table 1) for samples used for calibration.
Calorimetric studies demonstrate also the high thermostability of Hcs from arthropods, for example, Hcs of tarantula Eurypelma californicum ([T.sub.m] 90[degrees]C) [14] and of horseshoe crab Limuluspolyphemus ([T.sub.m] 92[degrees]C) [15].
The BT 2.15 calorimeter comprises a calorimetric chamber, electrical or pneumatic peripherals, and the liquid nitrogen supply.
Compared with the calculation method of adsorption heat as mentioned above, the method of calorimetric measurement for determining adsorption heat of coal for methane has received little attention.
These methods have been classified not as a function of what is characterized but as a function of the technique: chromatographic, spectroscopic, calorimetric, and purification techniques.
The test was done by enzymatic calorimetric reaction on fully automated chemical analyzer, CobasA(r) modular 8000 (Roche/Hitachi), using Roche/Hitachi calibrators and controls.
Calorimetric data have been used for the estimation of the Crosslinking Start Temperature ([T.sub.cs]) and for the estimation of the DC of the samples under the assumption that the exothermic heat evolved during cure is proportional to the extent of reaction.