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An instrument for measuring the salinity of water.
- ‘Salinity was determined at 24°C on two Guildline Autosal Model 8400A salinometers located in a temperature-controlled laboratory (21.4 - 24.6°C).’
- ‘Oceanographers use a salinometer in order to measure the exact salinity of a water sample and to be able to correct the CTD salinity.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.