ZYMOMETER

Etymology

Noun

zymometer (plural zymometers)

An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

Synonyms: zymoscope, zymosimeter

Source: Wiktionary


Zy*mom"e*ter, Zy`mo*sim"e*ter, n. Etym: [Gr. -meter: cf. F. zymosimètre.]

Definition: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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