Carbonometer Car`bon*om"e*ter, n. [Carbon + -meter.] An instrument for detecting and measuring the amount of carbon which is present, or more esp. the amount of carbon dioxide, by its action on limewater or by other means. [1913 Webster]

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  • carbonometer — An obsolete device used in carbonometry. [L. carbo (carbon ), coal, + G. metron, measure] …   Medical dictionary

  • carbonometer — carboˈnometer [f. carbon n. + ometer.] An instrument for testing the presence of an excess of carbonic acid. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

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