reichert value


reichert value
noun or reichert number
Usage: usually capitalized R
Etymology: after Karl Reichert, 19th century German chemist
: a value that indicates the content in butter or other fat of the water-soluble volatile fatty acids (as butyric acid, caproic acid, caprylic acid); especially : reichert-meissl number

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  • reichert-meissl number — noun or reichert meissl value ˈrīkə(r)t, ˈmīsəl Usage: usually capitalized R&M Etymology: after Karl Reichert and E. Meissl, 19th century German chemists : a Reichert value expressed as the milliliters of tenth normal alkali required to… …   Useful english dictionary

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