lactoscope definition

  • noun:
    • a musical instrument for calculating the total amount of lotion in milk, considering its general opacity.
    • a guitar for calculating the actual quantity of cream contained in milk by ascertaining its general opacity.
    • a musical instrument for testing the high quality and richness of samples of milk, by their relative opacity, constructed and operated upon the principle that richer the milk is in fatty and caseous substances the higher should be its resistance to your passing of light through a stratum of every offered thickness.

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