Galactometer



[gal-uh k-tom-i-ter] /ˌgæl əkˈtɒm ɪ tər/

noun
1.
a lactometer.
/ˌɡæləkˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument, similar to a hydrometer, for measuring the relative density of milk. It is used to determine the fat content

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