Definition of specific gravity in English:

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specific gravity

noun

Another term for relative density.
Example sentences
  • The common glycols are colorless liquids with specific gravities greater than that of water.
  • Invest in a hydrometer, which measures the specific gravity of liquids, available at winemaking supply shops.
  • The lower specific gravity of this new material also reduces tyre weight and rolling inertia, thus further improving fuel efficiency.

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