saccharometer


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saccharometer

[‚sak·ə′räm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the amount of sugar in a solution, by determining either the specific gravity or the gases produced by fermentation.
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has a fine article on how to test the grapes, in the field, for sugar content, using the saccharometer.
Part of the interest in reviewing these old issues is the quaint ads featuring such items as steamship lines, railroads, saccharometers, hotels and, of course, grapes (Sonnie Boy among them