Alcoholometry
Alcoholometry Al`co*hol"om"e*try, n. The process or method of ascertaining the proportion of pure alcohol which spirituous liquors contain. [1913 Webster]

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  • alcoholometry — See alcoholometer. * * * …   Universalium

  • alcoholometry — noun The measurement of the concentration of alcohol in a liquid, especially in the blood See Also: alcoholometer …   Wiktionary

  • alcoholometry — n. method of measuring and verifying the level of pure alcohol in a liquor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alcoholometry — al·co·hol·om·e·try …   English syllables

  • alcoholometry — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌhȯˈlämə.trē sometimes äˈl noun ( es) Etymology: alcohol + o + metry : the determining of the alcoholic strength of liquids …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alcoholmetrical — Alcoholometric Al co*hol o*met ric, Alcoholometrical Al co*hol o*met ric*al, Alcoholmetrical Al co*hol*met ric*al, a. Relating to the alcoholometer or alcoholometry. [1913 Webster] The alcoholometrical strength of spirituous liquors. Ure. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcoholometric — Al co*hol o*met ric, Alcoholometrical Al co*hol o*met ric*al, Alcoholmetrical Al co*hol*met ric*al, a. Relating to the alcoholometer or alcoholometry. [1913 Webster] The alcoholometrical strength of spirituous liquors. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcoholometrical — Alcoholometric Al co*hol o*met ric, Alcoholometrical Al co*hol o*met ric*al, Alcoholmetrical Al co*hol*met ric*al, a. Relating to the alcoholometer or alcoholometry. [1913 Webster] The alcoholometrical strength of spirituous liquors. Ure. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcoometry — Al co*[ o]m e*try, n. See {Alcoholometry}. [1913 Webster] Note: The chemists say alcom[ e]tre, alcoom[ e]trie, doubtless by the suppression of a syllable in order to avoid a disagreeable sequence of sounds. (Cf. {Idolatry}.) Littr[ e]. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcoholic proof — is a measure of how much alcohol (i.e., ethanol) is contained in an alcoholic beverage. It is defined as twice the percentage of alcohol by volume. The measurement of alcohol content and the statement of this content on liquor bottle labels is… …   Wikipedia

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