refractometer
Interferometer In`ter*fe*rom"e*ter, n. [See {Interfere} and -meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring small movements, distances, or displacements by means of the interference of two beams of light; -- formerly also called also {refractometer}, but that word now has a different meaning. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • Refractometer — Re frac*tom e*ter (r? fr?k*t?m ?*t?r), n. [Refraction + meter.] (Opt.) A contrivance for exhibiting and measuring the refraction of light. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refractometer — [rē΄frak täm′ət ər] n. an instrument for measuring refraction, as of the eye …   English World dictionary

  • Refractometer — A refractometer is an optical instrument that is used to determine the refractive index of a substance. This often refers to some physical property of a substance that is directly related to its refractive index. Certain types of refractometers… …   Wikipedia

  • refractometer — refraktometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dujų, skysčių ir kietųjų kūnų lūžio rodiklio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. refractometer vok. Refraktometer, n rus. рефрактометр, m pranc. réfractomètre, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • refractometer — refraktometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. refractometer vok. Brechzahlmesser, m; Refraktometer, n rus. рефрактометр, m pranc. réfractomètre, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • refractometer — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 an instrument for measuring refractive indices (as for identification or the determination of sugar content) • refractometric adjective • refractometry noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • refractometer — refractometric /ri frak teuh me trik/, adj. refractometry, n. /ree frak tom i teuhr/, n. Optics. an instrument for determining the refractive index of a substance. [1875 80; REFRACT + O + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • refractometer — noun An optical instrument used to measure the refractive index of a substance See Also: refractometric, refractometry …   Wiktionary

  • refractometer — An instrument for measuring the degree of refraction in translucent substances, especially the ocular media. See refractive index. SYN: objective optometer, refractionometer. [refraction + G. metron, measure] * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Refractometer — Рефрактометр …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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