Definitions for eudiometerˌyu diˈɒm ɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eu•di•om•e•terˌyu diˈɒm ɪ tər(n.)

  1. a graduated glass measuring tube for gas analysis.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of eudiometer:

1770–80; < Gk eúdio(s) clear, mild (der. of eudía clear weather


Princeton's WordNet

  1. eudiometer(noun)

    measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gases


  1. eudiometer(Noun)

    A graduated glass tube closed at one end that is used for measuring the change in the volume of gases during a chemical reaction.

  2. Origin: Late 18th century, from Greek: eúdio(s) 'clear, fine', from eu 'well' + dios 'heavenly'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eudiometer(noun)

    an instrument for the volumetric measurement of gases; -- so named because frequently used to determine the purity of the air


  1. Eudiometer

    A eudiometer is a laboratory device that measures the change in volume of a gas mixture following a physical or chemical change.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Eudiometer

    A graduated glass tube for measuring the volumes of gases. In its simplest form it is simply a cylindrical tube, with a scale etched or engraved upon it, closed at one end and open at the other. The gas to be measured is collected in it over a liquid, generally water, dilute sulphuric acid in the gas voltameter, or mercury. Many different shapes have been given them by Hoffmann, Ure, Bunsen and others.


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