lactometer


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lac·tom·e·ter

 (lăk-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A device used to measure the specific gravity, and therefore the richness, of milk.

lactometer

(lækˈtɒmɪtə)
n
(Tools) a hydrometer used to measure the relative density of milk and thus determine its quality. Also called: galactometer

lac•tom•e•ter

(lækˈtɒm ɪ tər)

n.
a hydrometer for measuring the specific density of milk to determine its fat content.
[1810–20]

lactometer

an instrument for measuring the richness of milk from its specific gravity. Also called galactometer.
See also: Instruments, Milk
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Teams has taken into custody around 280 litres adulterated milk and 15kg yogurt which spilt on the spot due to low lactometer reading (LR) and presence of water and chemical in milk during milk samples testing which conducted on the spot.
According to detail, team has taken into custody around 280 litres adulterated milk and 15kg yogurt which spilt on the spot due to low lactometer reading (LR) and presence of water and chemical in milk during milk samples testing which conducted on the spot.
A total 108,810 liters of milk was checked by Lactometer out of which 74,610 liters was found sub-standard and was destroyed at the spot.
A lactometer test found that the milk in all the four tankers was contaminated.
Solid-not-fat (SNF) contents were calculated according to David (1977) using Lactometer.
Specific gravity and SNF content of milk were determined using a calibrated lactometer.
A lactometer measures the quality of which product?
LAHORE -- The Punjab Food authority has decided to ensure checking of milk nutrition through lactometer reading (LR).
Specific gravity of milk was measured using lactometer of Amber Company to detect the change in density of adulterated milk with water.