[kuhl-uh-rim-i-ter] /ˌkʌl əˈrɪm ɪ tər/

a device that analyzes by measuring a given in terms of a standard , a scale of , or certain primary .
Also called tintometer. an apparatus for determining the concentration of a solution of a coloured substance by comparing the intensity of its colour with that of a standard solution or with standard colour slides
any apparatus for measuring the quality of a colour by comparison with standard colours or combinations of colours

colorimetry col·or·im·e·try (kŭl’ə-rĭm’ĭ-trē)
A technique for measuring the concentration of a known constituent of a solution by comparison of colors of standard solutions of that constituent.
col’or·i·met’ric (-ər-ə-mět’rĭk) adj.


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