Definitions for saccharimeterˌsæk əˈrɪm ɪ tər
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A polarimeter used to measure the sugar content of a liquid
an instrument for ascertaining the quantity of saccharine matter in any solution, as the juice of a plant, or brewers' and distillers' worts
Origin: [L. saccharon sugar + -meter: cf. F. saccharimtre.]
A saccharimeter is an instrument for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions. This is commonly achieved using a measurement of refractive index or the angle of rotation of polarization of optically active sugars. Saccharimeters are used in food processing industries, brewing, and the distilled alcoholic drinks industry.
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