pycnometer

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a vessel used to determine the specific gravity of a liquid; a specific gravity bottle
The pycnometer (from the Greek puknos, meaning "density", also called pyknometer or specific gravity bottle), is a flask with a close-fitting ground glass stopper with a fine hole through it, so that a given volume can be accurately obtained. This enables the density of a fluid to be measured accurately, by reference to an appropriate working fluid such as water or mercury, using an analytical balance
A specific gravity bottle; a standard flask for measuring and comparing the densities of liquids
{i} vessel used to measure the density of solids or liquids
pycnometer

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    pyc·no·me·ter

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    Etymologie

    [ pik-'nä-m&-t&r ] (noun.) 1858. From the Greek: πυκνός (puknos) meaning dense

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