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.
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lactometer

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

(lækˈtɒm ɪ tər)

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

an instrument for measuring the richness of milk from its specific gravity. Also called galactometer.
See also: Instruments, Milk
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The Lactometer Reading (LR) is a technique on the basis of which the ratio of water is checked in milk.
The information captured includes the farmer's details, quantity and quality of milk collected and lactometer readings.Milk collection routes and points are also captured and the data automatically logged into the system.
Check quality of milk prior to processing (suggested methods for Clot on boiling (C.O.B) test, lactometer test and alcohol test are detailed in Milk testing and payment systems [20].
For measuring lactate levels, Scout lactometer was used and lactate was measured two minutes after exhausting exercise (23).
42,000 has been sanctioned to Vikas Krishan for the purchase of equipment, this includes shoes, lactometer and pulse oximeter.
The measurement of blood lactate concentration was made by collecting a drop of capillary blood on a validated portable lactometer (Accutrend Plus) (24).
The sources said of the total 108810 litres of milk, checked by lactometer, 74,610 litres was found sub-standard that was destroyed on spot.
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.
The seric blood lactate with another blood drop was measured, analyzing in a portable lactometer, Accutrend Plus[R] (Roche Accutrend Plus, New York, USA), the heart rate (HR) that was collected by a digital oximeter Onyx (Nonim, model 9500, USA) and also the subject answer about the Borg's Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale (RPE) was observed.
Specific gravity was measured by the use of a lactometer at the standardized temperature of 20[degrees]C, and the reference relative density was 1.027-1.032 [28].
A lactometer test found that the milk in all the four tankers was contaminated.