Definitions for saccharimeterˌsæk əˈrɪm ɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sac•cha•rim•e•terˌsæk əˈrɪm ɪ tər(n.)

  1. a device for determining the strength of sugar solutions by measuring the rotation of the plane of polarized light they produce.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of saccharimeter:

1870–75

sac`cha•rim′e•try(n.)

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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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