Definition of refractometry in English:

refractometry

noun

  • See refractometer

    • ‘In a survey of fruit from thirty-seven temperate-zone species, refractometry was found to substantially overestimate carbohydrate solute concentrations because of the contributions of nonsugar components, particularly lipids.’
    • ‘It is common for growers to measure the soluble solid content of fruit using refractometry, as it represents a quick and portable method for the determination of total sugar content under field conditions.’
    • ‘Sucrose in the phloem sap was measured by refractometry.’