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Antoine, 1728–1804, French chemist and inventor.
pertaining to, noting, or calibrated according to a Baumé scale.
Historical Examples

This instrument is precisely similar in construction to those of Twaddle and baume.
A Practical Handbook on the Distillation of Alcohol from Farm Products F. B. Wright

Yet it was to the Ste. baume that Muriel had gone, and that she had written to her husband.
Running Sands Reginald Wright Kauffman

A physician writes asking for the formula of baume Analgsique Bengu.
The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 1 of 2 Various

Mr. baume recommends a similar method between teacher and pupil, but omits to state how the pupil can best prepare himself for it.
The Aural System Anonymous

For half-a-mile the valley winds towards the straggling village of baume, and there the marvels abruptly end.
East of Paris Matilda Betham-Edwards

Mr. baume says he has practised his method with considerable success during twenty years.
The Aural System Anonymous

He got into a carriage with me, and I told the coachman to take us to the “Ste. baume” inn.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

Mlle. de la baume le Blanc de la Valliere; she is already maid of honor to the dowager princess.
Ten Years Later Alexandre Dumas, Pere

Stellione-serpent, a serpent with the head of a weasel, borne by the name of baume.
Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art John Vinycomb

Mr. baume, will, I think find the difficulties he mentions to disappear, if the pupil prepare himself as I have prescribed.
The Aural System Anonymous

Baumé Bau·mé (bō-mā’), Antoine. 1728-1804.

French pharmacist who invented a process for making sal ammonia and in 1768 devised an improved hydrometer using the scale that now bears his name.


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