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volumetric analysis

noun, Chemistry
1.
determination of the concentration, by volume, of a substance in a solution, as by titration.
2.
determination of the volume of gases or changes in their volume during combination.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for volumetric analysis

volumetric analysis

noun (chem)
1.
quantitative analysis of liquids or solutions by comparing the volumes that react with known volumes of standard reagents, usually by titration Compare gravimetric analysis
2.
quantitative analysis of gases by volume
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volumetric analysis in Medicine

volumetric analysis n.

  1. Quantitative analysis using accurately measured titrated volumes of standard chemical solutions.

  2. Analysis of a gas by volume.

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Encyclopedia Article for volumetric analysis

titrimetry

any method of quantitative chemical analysis in which the amount of a substance is determined by measuring the volume that it occupies or, in broader usage, the volume of a second substance that combines with the first in known proportions, more correctly called titrimetric analysis (see titration).

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