baumé
[ boh-mey ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1807 from the name of French chemist Antoine Baumé
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Definition
being, calibrated in accordance with, or according to either of two arbitrary hydrometer scales for liquids lighter than water or for liquids heavier than water that indicate specific gravity in degrees
Example
Winemakers may use a baumé scale to measure the density of wine.
Usage Over Time

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