scopometer


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scopometer

[skə′päm·əd·ər]
(optics)
An instrument used to measure the absorption or scattering of light in a solution containing solid particles by measuring the contrast between an illuminated line placed behind the solution and a field of constant brightness.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.