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1Attributive and in the genitive. Designating instruments, techniques, etc., used or introduced by K. F. Mohr in his work on volumetric analysis.
2"Mohr cubic centimetre"noun a unit of volume (approx. 1.00238 cm3) equal to the volume of one gram of water at a particular temperature, usually 17.5°C. Similarly "Mohr (also Mohr's) litre".
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From the name of Karl Friedrich Mohr, German chemist and pharmacist.
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