Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See zymoscope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation; a zymosimeter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation of a fermenting liquor. Also zymosimeter.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ζυμόω ("to leaven") and English -meter. (Wiktionary)

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  • Measures the degree of fermentation in a solution.

    December 6, 2009