hydrometer

Lemma

hydrometer

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

instrument that measures the sugar level of grape juice during ripening, harvest or fermentation. 1

Nota

A hydrometer is an instrument comprised of a vertical scale inside a sealed glass tube weighted at one end. […]In winemaking, a hydrometer has many uses including measuring a must's sugar content and calculating its potential alcohol, determining how fermentation is progressing and indicating when it's finished, gauging effervescence in sparkling wines, and measuring a finished wine's alcohol level. 2

Contesto

Basically, the heavier, or denser a liquid is, the higher the hydrometer will float. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[haɪˈdrɒ.ɪ.tər] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Densimeter. 5

Abbreviazioni

ND

Etimologia

Gk, comb. form of hýdōr water; F mètre < Gk métron measure. 6

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere

Data della scheda
Thu Jan 1 01:00:00 1970
Autore

Bertolini Roberta; rivista da Biondo, rev. Gerbaud

Fonti

1 : «http://www.theworldwidewine.com/Glossaries/Wine/bh.php», (04/07/2009)

2 : «http://www.answers.com/topic/hydrometer», (04/07/2009)

3 : «http://ezinearticles.com/?Wine-Making-Hydrometer-Basics&id=2782783», (18/11/2011)

4 : «http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/hydrometer?q=hydrometer», (18/11/2011)(

5 : «http://www.winelinks.com/pages/9/page9.html?refresh=1125783683989», (04/07/2009)

6 : «http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hydrometer», (04/07/2009)

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