- of or relating to measurement by weight.
Origin of gravimetric
1870–75; gravi- (combining form of Latin gravis heavy) + -metric
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On a gravimetric basis, gasoline has 80 times the energy density of the best lithium-ion batteries.The Electric Car Boondoggle
July 29, 2010
On the other hand those obtained by the gravimetric method are too low.Soap-Making Manual
E. G. Thomssen
With astronomical observations or with existing triangulations, the gravimetric method can accomplish further results.
In physical geodesy, gravimetric data are used for the determination of the geoid and components of deflections of the vertical.
Gravimetric Density, is the weight of a given measured quantity: it is usually expressed by the weight of a cubic foot in ounces.Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy.
Bureau of Ordnance, USN
In this volume only incidental attention is given to gravimetric methods of proportioning concrete.Concrete Construction
Halbert P. Gillette
- of, concerned with, or using measurement by weightCompare volumetric
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- Relating to or determined by weight.
- Relating to measurement of variations in a gravitational field.
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