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calorimeter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calorimeter  \Cal`o*rim"e*ter\,  n.  [L.  calor  heat  +  -meter;  cf 
  F.  calorim[`e]tre.] 
  1.  (Physiol.)  An  apparatus  for  measuring  the  amount  of  heat 
  contained  in  bodies  or  developed  by  some  mechanical  or 
  chemical  process,  as  friction,  chemical  combination, 
  combustion,  etc 
 
  2.  (Engineering)  An  apparatus  for  measuring  the  proportion  of 
  unevaporated  water  contained  in  steam. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calorimeter 
  n  :  determines  quantities  of  heat 




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