Definition of Refractometer

1. Noun. Measuring instrument for measuring the refractive index of a substance.




Definition of Refractometer

1. n. A contrivance for exhibiting and measuring the refraction of light.

Definition of Refractometer

1. Noun. (physics) An optical instrument used to measure the refractive index of a substance. ¹

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Definition of Refractometer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Refractometer

1. A contrivance for exhibiting and measuring the refraction of light. Origin: Refraction. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Refractometer

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refractive errors
refractive index
refractive keratoplasty
refractive keratotomy
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refractometer (current term)
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refractory anaemia
refractory anaemia with excess blasts
refractory anemia

Literary usage of Refractometer

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1. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"THE refractometer. THE refractive index ranks in importance with the specific gravity as a ... Various forms of refractometer are used in food analysis. ..."

2. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"THE refractometer. THE refractive index ranks in importance with the specific gravity as a ... Various forms of refractometer are used in food analysis. ..."

3. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"39. and described in connection •with the butyro-refractometer on page 102, ... THE IMMERSION refractometer. This form of refractometer is of more recent ..."

4. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"39. and described in connection with the butyro-refractometer on page 102, ... THE IMMERSION refractometer. This form of refractometer is of more recent ..."

5. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"45° C. respectively, so that observations made at 22° C. can be read off at once in the corresponding values at 45° C. A new refractometer (Fig. ..."

6. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"The Use of the AbW refractometer for the Determination of Dry Substance in Case Juice and all Sugar-house Products of the Java Sugar Industry. ..."

7. Practical Physical Chemistry by Alexander Findlay (1920)
"The Pulfrich refractometer (as made by Zeiss) is shown in Fig. ... Place the refractometer on a table sufficiently broad to allow of a sodium flame being ..."

8. Dairy Chemistry: A Practical Handbook for Dairy Chemists and Others Having by Henry Droop Richmond (1899)
"Muter has, however, shown that the figure given in the oleo- refractometer has a relation to the Reichert figure, which would be much disturbed by such a ..."

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