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saccharimeter

Pronunciation: sak'a-rim'e-ter

Definition: An instrument for determining the amount of sugar in a solution; it may be a polarimeter, a hygrometer, or a container in which the solution is fermented and the amount estimated by the volume of CO2 produced.

Synonym(s): saccharometer

[sacchari- + G. metron, measure]

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