Galactometer

• (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the quality of milk (i.e., its richness in cream) by determining its specific gravity; a lactometer.
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Galactometer

Gal`ac·tom'e·ter noun [ Greek ..., ..., milk + -meter : confer French galactomètre . Confer Lactometer .] An instrument for ascertaining the quality of milk ( i.e. , its richness in cream) by determining its specific gravity; a lactometer.
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galactometer

A form of hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of milk as an indication of its fat content. ... Synonym: lactometer. ... Origin: Galacto-+ G. Metron, measure ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Galactometer

A galactometer is an instrument, similar to a hydrometer, used for measuring the relative density of milk. It is used to determine the fat content.
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galactometer

instrument for measuring specific gravity of milk
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galactometer

Type: Term Pronunciation: gal′ak-tom′ĕ-tĕr Definitions: 1. A form of hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of milk as an indication of its fat content. Synonyms: lactometer
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