a guitar for deciding the strength of spirits with a scale finished to be able to suggest the portion of pure alcoholic beverages either by body weight or volume most commonly it is a type of hydrometer with a particular scale
- Alt. of Alcoholmeter
(n.) Alt. of Alcoholmeter
His services to industry included his improvements in the processes for the manufacture of sulphuric acid (1818) and oxalic acid (1829); methods of estimating the amount of real alkali in potash and soda by the volume of standard acid required for neutralization, and for estimating the available chlorine in bleaching powder by a solution of arsenious acid; directions for the use of the centesimal alcoholometer published in 1824 and specially commended by the Institute; and the elaboration of a method of assaying silver by a standard solution of common salt, a volume on which was published in 1833.