bomb calorimeter etymology

English word bomb calorimeter comes from English bomb, English calorimeter

Detailed word origin of bomb calorimeter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bomb English (eng) (slang) Great, awesome. (American football, slang) A long forward pass.. (UK, slang) A large amount of money, a fortune.. (US, Australia, informal) A car in poor condition.. (chemistry) A heavy-walled container designed to permit chemical reactions under high pressure.. (chiefly, British, India, slang) A very attractive woman; a bombshell.. (chiefly, British, slang) A success; the bomb.. [...]
calorimeter English (eng) (physics) An apparatus for measuring the heat generated or absorbed by either a chemical reaction, change of phase or some other physical change.
bomb calorimeter English (eng) A type of constant-volume calorimeter where material is burned to measure its calorie content.