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gravimetric

[grav-uh-me-trik] /ˌgræv əˈmɛ trɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to measurement by weight.
Also, gravimetrical.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; gravi- (combining form of Latin gravis heavy) + -metric
Related forms
gravimetrically, adverb
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  • The rim is all eroded away at the surface and has only been mapped out with gravimetric surveys.
British Dictionary definitions for gravimetric

gravimetric

/ˌɡrævɪˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, or using measurement by weight Compare volumetric
Derived Forms
gravimetrically, adverb
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gravimetric in Medicine

gravimetric grav·i·met·ric (grāv'ə-mět'rĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to or determined by weight.

  2. Relating to measurement of variations in a gravitational field.

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