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bomb calorimeter

[′bäm kal·ə′rim·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A calorimeter designed with a strong-walled container constructed of a corrosion-resistant alloy, called the bomb, immersed in about 2.5 liters of water in a metal container; the sample, usually an organic compound, is ignited by electricity, and the heat generated is measured.
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Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Bomb Calorimeters by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44