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An instrument used to determine specific gravity, especially a sealed, graduated tube, weighted at one end, that sinks in a fluid to a depth used as a measure of the fluid's specific gravity.

hy′dro·met′ric (hī′drə-mĕt′rĭk), hy′dro·met′ri·cal adj.
hy′dro·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
hy·drom′e·try n.
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Noun1.hydrometry - the measurement of specific gravity
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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