Saccharimeter

A saccharimeter is an instrument for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions. This is commonly achieved using a measurement of refractive index (refractometer) or the angle of rotation of polarization of optically active sugars (polarimeter). Saccharimeters are used in food processing industries, brewing, and the distilled alcoholic drinks ...
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Saccharimeter

• (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the quantity of saccharine matter in any solution, as the juice of a plant, or brewers` and distillers` worts.
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Saccharimeter

Sac`cha·rim'e·ter noun [ Latin saccharon sugar + -meter : confer French saccharimètre .] An instrument for ascertaining the quantity of saccharine matter in any solution, as the juice of a plant, or brewers' and distillers' worts. [ Written also saccharometer .] » T...
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saccharimeter

An instrument for ascertain the quantity of saccharine matter in any solution, as the juice of a plant, or brewers' and distillers' worts. ... Alternative forms: saccharometer. ... The common saccharimeter of the brewer is an hydrometer adapted by its scale to point out the proportion of saccharine matter in a solution of any specific gravity. The ...
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saccharimeter

instrument for measuring amount of sugar in a solution
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saccharimeter

Type: Term Pronunciation: sak′ă-rim′ĕ-tĕr Definitions: 1. An instrument for determining the amount of sugar in a solution; it may be a polarimeter, a hygrometer, or a container in which the solution is fermented and the amount estimated by the volume of CO2 produced. Synonyms: saccharometer &n...
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