Alcoholmeter
Alcoholometer Al`co*hol*om"e*ter, Alcoholmeter Al`co*hol"me*ter, n. [Alcohol + -meter.] (Chem.) An instrument for determining the strength of spirits, with a scale graduated so as to indicate the percentage of pure alcohol, either by weight or volume. It is usually a form of hydrometer with a special scale. [1913 Webster]

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