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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hy·drom·e·ter /haɪˈdrɑmətɚ/
 液體比重計,浮秤

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hy·drom·e·ter /haɪˈdrɑmətɚ/ 名詞
 比重計

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hy·drom·e·ter n.
 1. Physics An instrument for determining the specific gravities of liquids, and thence the strength spirituous liquors, saline solutions, etc.
 Note:It is usually made of glass with a graduated stem, and indicates the specific gravity of a liquid by the depth to which it sinks in it, the zero of the scale marking the depth to which it sinks in pure water. Extra weights are sometimes used to adapt the scale to liquids of different densities.
 2. An instrument, variously constructed, used for measuring the velocity or discharge of water, as in rivers, from reservoirs, etc., and called by various specific names according to its construction or use, as tachometer, rheometer, hydrometer, pendulum, etc.; a current gauge.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hydrometer
      n : a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity
          of a liquid or solid [syn: gravimeter]