pycnometer
noun Etymology: Greek pyknos + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter Date: 1858 a standard vessel often provided with a thermometer for measuring and comparing the densities of liquids or solids

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  • Pycnometer — Pyc*nom e*ter, n. [Gr. ? dense, compact + meter.] (Physics) A specific gravity bottle; a standard flask for measuring and comparing the densities of liquids. [Also written {pyknometer}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pycnometer — [pik näm′ət ər] n. [ PYCNO + METER] a vessel of a precise volume used to measure the density of liquids or solids …   English World dictionary

  • Pycnometer — The pycnometer (from Greek: πυκνός (puknos) meaning dense ), also called pyknometer or specific gravity bottle, is a flask, usually made of glass, with a close fitting ground glass stopper with a capillary tube through it, so that air bubbles may …   Wikipedia

  • pycnometer — piknometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Specialios formos ir tam tikro tūrio stiklinis indas skysčių (žr. areopiknometras) ir kietųjų medžiagų tankiui matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. density bottle; pycnometer vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • pycnometer — piknometras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Laboratorinis indas medžiagų tankiui matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. density bottle; pycnometer rus. пикнометр …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pycnometer — piknometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. pycnometer; pyknometer vok. Pyknometer, n rus. пикнометр, m pranc. picnomètre, m; pycnomètre, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • pycnometer — /pik nom i teuhr/, n. a container used for determining the density of a liquid or powder, having a specific volume and often provided with a thermometer to indicate the temperature of the contained substance. [1880 85; PYCNO + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • pycnometer — noun a vessel used to determine the specific gravity of a liquid; a specific gravity bottle See Also: pycnometric, pycnometry …   Wiktionary

  • Pycnometer — Пикнометр, прибор для измерения плотности (напр. печатных красок) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • pycnometer — pyc·nom·e·ter or pyk·nom·e·ter pik näm ət ər n a standard vessel often provided with a thermometer for measuring and comparing the densities or specific gravities of liquids or solids pyc·no·met·ric or pyk·no·met·ric .pik nə me trik adj… …   Medical dictionary

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