tintometer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tintometer a measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tintometer (Physics) An apparatus for the determination of colors by comparison with arbitrary standards; a colorimeter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tintometer An instrument or apparatus for determining tints or shades of color by comparison with standard tints or shades. Lovibond's, one of the more recent and improved instruments, consists of a combiuation of standard colored glasses so arranged that all side light is cut off. The tint to be determined is compared with the different tints obtained by these combinations until one is found which it matches.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Tintometer an appliance for determining tints
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Tint, + -meter,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. tinctus.