- bomb calorimeter
- bomb calorimeter 'bäm- n a calorimeter used to determine the heat of combustion of a substance in a chamber consisting of a strong steel shell
* * *an apparatus for measuring the potential energy of food, a weighed amount of the food being placed on a platinum dish inside a hollow steel container (bomb) filled with pure oxygen. The heat produced by its combustion is absorbed by a known quantity of water in which the container is immersed, permitting its measurement.
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