Lactometer
Lactometer Lac*tom"e*ter, n. [L. lac, lactis, milk + meter: cf. F. lactom[`e]tre. Cf. {Galactometer}.] An instrument for estimating the purity or richness of milk, as a measuring glass, a specific gravity bulb, or other apparatus. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lactometer — or Galactometer, a simple instrument used in testing the richness of milk, is graduated into a hundred parts. Milk is poured in and allowed to stand until the cream has formed, then the depth of the cream deposit in degrees determines the quality …   Wikipedia

  • Lactometer — Lactometer, so v.w. Galaktometer …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • lactometer — [lak täm′ət ər] n. [ LACTO + METER] a hydrometer for determining the specific gravity, and hence the richness, of milk …   English World dictionary

  • lactometer — laktometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Pieno riebumo pagal tankį matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. galactometer; lactodensimeter; lactometer vok. Galaktometer, n; Laktometer, n; Milchmesser, m; Milchwaage, f rus.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • lactometer — laktometras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pieno tankio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. lactometer rus. лактометр …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lactometer — /lak tom i teuhr/, n. an instrument for determining the specific gravity of milk. [1810 20; LACTO + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • lactometer — noun A device that estimates the cream content of milk by measuring its specific gravity …   Wiktionary

  • lactometer — SYN: galactometer. [lacto + G. metron, measure] * * * lac·tom·e·ter lak täm ət ər n a hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of milk lac·to·met·ric .lak tə me trik adj * * * lac·tom·e·ter (lak tomґə tər) [lacto + meter] an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lactometer — Lac|to|me|ter 〈n. 13〉 = Laktometer …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lactometer — instrument for testing relative density of milk Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

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