gasometry

[ gas-om-i-tree ]
/ gæsˈɒm ɪ tri /
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noun Chemistry.

the measurement of gases.

Nearby words

  1. gasolier,
  2. gasoline,
  3. gasometer,
  4. gasometric,
  5. gasometric analysis,
  6. gasp,
  7. gaspar,
  8. gasparovic,
  9. gasper,
  10. gaspereau

Origin of gasometry

First recorded in 1780–90; gas + -o- + -metry

Related formsgas·o·met·ric [gas-uh-me-trik] /ˌgæs əˈmɛ trɪk/, gas·o·met·ri·cal, adjectivegas·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for gasometry

gasometry

/ (ɡæsˈɒmɪtrɪ) /

noun

the measurement of quantities of gases
Derived Formsgasometric (ˌɡæsəˈmɛtrɪk) or gasometrical, adjective

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Medicine definitions for gasometry

gasometry

[ gă-sŏmĭ-trē ]

n.

Determination of the relative proportion of gases in a mixture.
Related formsgas′o•metric (găs′ə-mĕtrĭk) adj.


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