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Definition of "gravimetric" [grav•i•met•ric]

  • Of or relating to measurement by weight. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to measurement of variations in a gravitational field. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gravimetric" in a sentence
  • "It seems ironic that mass spectrometry, the center of my scientific life for the last 20 years, is really just an exercise in gravimetric analysis!"
  • "The European researchers proposed counting solid diesel particles using particle instruments in addition to weighing them after collecting them in a filter, known as the gravimetric method."
  • "Vol, use the warp engines to counter the gravimetric waves."