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2 definitions found
 for bomb calorimeter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bomb calorimeter \bomb" cal`o*rim"e*ter\, n.
     a type of calorimeter made of a steel body which closes
     tightly and resists high pressure, designed for measuring the
     amount of heat developed durng chemical combustion of a
     quantity of combustible material in an oxygen atmosphere.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bomb calorimeter
      n 1: strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion [syn:
           bomb calorimeter, bomb]

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