bomb calorimeter

bomb calorimeter
bomb calorimeter omb" cal`o*rim"e*ter, n. a type of calorimeter made of a steel body which closes tightly and resists high pressure, designed for measuring the amount of heat developed durng chemical combustion of a quantity of combustible material in an oxygen atmosphere. [PJC]

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