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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Baume is measured using a hydrometer, which is also referred to as a saccharometer. See Figure 15-1 for the relation between baume readings and sugar density.
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!).