Definition of gravimetric in English:

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gravimetric

Pronunciation: /ˌɡravəˈmetrik/

adjective

1Relating to the measurement of weight.
Example sentences
  • The average water content of the bone specimens, measured using gravimetric methods is in the normal range for cortical bone.
  • The two chief classes of quantitative analysis, gravimetric and volumetric, were developed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
  • All four requirements can be tested by simple gravimetric measurement or by inspection, and all four include quantitative limits.
1.1Relating to the measurement of gravity.
Example sentences
  • The pressure and volumetric tests are suitable for field use, but the gravimetric test is best done in the lab.
  • Analysis of silica content was completed by the gravimetric method.
  • Particle size analysis was performed using the gravimetric method.

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Syllabification: grav·i·met·ric

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