Calorimeter



an apparatus for measuring quantities of heat.
Historical Examples

Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man Francis Gano Benedict
Physics Willis Eugene Tower
The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1 Various
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXX, Dec. 1910 Herbert M. Wilson
Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants R. E. Mathot
Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants R. E. Mathot
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1 Various
Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man Francis Gano Benedict
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1 Various

noun
an apparatus for measuring amounts of heat, esp to find specific heat capacities, calorific values, etc
n.
ca·lor’i·met’ric (kə-lôr’ə-mět’rĭk) adj.

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