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Which statement defines calorimeter?

A. A device that measures the heat that is gained or lost in a chemical change.

B. A device that measures the potential energy of an element.

C. A device that is used to measure heat capacity.

D. A device that is used to measure temperature.

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Answer: A. A device that measures the heat that is gained or lost in a chemical change.

The calorimeter is a device used in the measurement of heat changes in a reaction, particularly in a closed container. A calorimeter measures the rate of heat gain or heat loss, heat capacity, or even the physical changes of a reaction. It is widely used in the study of thermodynamics.

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