- of or relating to measurement by volume.
Origin of volumetric
1860–65; volu(me) + -metric2
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Thus: suppose it is desired to know the volumetric relationships of the cylinder for a compression pressure of 75 lbs.Aviation Engines</p>
Victor Wilfred Pag
Volumetric solutions, before being used, should be shaken in order that they may be throughout of uniform strength.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The meter is a volumetric displacement one and is regulated by observing the number of pulsations per minute.Chlorination of Water
Another form of volumetric apparatus, designed by Walton , has been used by Lebedeff .Alcoholic Fermentation
It is used as an indicator in volumetric silver assaying, and for the separation of iodine from bromine.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.</p>
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
- of, concerning, or using measurement by volumevolumetric analysis Compare gravimetric
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Word Origin and History for volumetric
1857, from volumeter (1829) + -ic.
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- Of or relating to measurement by volume.
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- Relating to measurement by volume or to a unit that is used to measure volume.
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