eudiometer [yoo-dee-om-i-ter] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.
- a graduated glass measuring tube for gas analysis.
Origin of eudiometer 1770–80; Greek eúdio(s) clear, mild (literally, well skied, equivalent to eu-+ di-, stem of Zeus god of the sky + -os adj. suffix) + Related formseu·di·o·met·ric [yoo-dee-uh-me-trik] /ˌyu di əˈmɛ trɪk/, eu·di·o·met·ri·cal, adjectiveeu·di·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb Examples from the Web for eudiometer Historical Examples of eudiometer
The eudiometer that I have lately employed gives, in a few minutes, the proportions of oxygen without correction.
John Ayrton Paris
A bubble or two of oxygen is now passed into the eudiometer; if nitric oxide is present, red fumes at once develop.
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The exact details for the preparation of eudiometer tubes are given by Faraday (Chemical Manipulation, § 1200).
The combination of the two gases is brought about in a tube called a eudiometer.
A eudiometer tube is filled with mercury and inverted in a vessel of the same liquid.
British Dictionary definitions for eudiometer eudiometer noun
- a graduated glass tube used in the study and volumetric analysis of gas reactions
Derived Formseudiometric (ˌjuːdɪəˈmɛtrɪk) or eudiometrical, adjectiveeudiometrically, adverbeudiometry, nounWord Origin for eudiometer C18: from Greek eudios, literally: clear skied (from eu- + Dios, genitive of Zeus god of the heavens) + -meter