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volumetric

[vol-yuh-me-trik]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to measurement by volume.
Sometimes vol·u·met·ri·cal.

Origin of volumetric

1860–65; volu(me) + -metric2
Related formsvol·u·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbvo·lu·me·try [vuh-loo-mi-tree] /vəˈlu mɪ tri/, noun
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Examples from the Web for volumetrically

Historical Examples

  • All assays for it are made either gravimetrically or volumetrically.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

  • After this many metallic precipitants were tried, used gravimetrically and volumetrically, but without success.


British Dictionary definitions for volumetrically

volumetric

adjective
  1. of, concerning, or using measurement by volumevolumetric analysis Compare gravimetric
Derived Formsvolumetrically, adverbvolumetry (vɒˈljuːmɪtrɪ), noun
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Word Origin and History for volumetrically

volumetric

adj.

1857, from volumeter (1829) + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

volumetrically in Medicine

volumetric

(vŏl′yu-mĕtrĭk)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to measurement by volume.
Related formsvol′u•metri•cal•ly adv.
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volumetrically in Science

volumetric

[vŏl′yu-mĕtrĭk]
  1. Relating to measurement by volume or to a unit that is used to measure volume.
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