Definitions for saccharimeterˌsæk əˈrɪm ɪ tər

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  1. saccharimeter(Noun)

    A polarimeter used to measure the sugar content of a liquid

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saccharimeter(noun)

    an instrument for ascertaining the quantity of saccharine matter in any solution, as the juice of a plant, or brewers' and distillers' worts

  2. Origin: [L. saccharon sugar + -meter: cf. F. saccharimtre.]


  1. Saccharimeter

    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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