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gasometry

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

the measurement of gases.

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Origin of gasometry

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

OTHER WORDS FROM gasometry

gas·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 forms of gasometry

gasometric (ˌɡæsəˈmɛtrɪk) or gasometrical, adjective
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Medical definitions for gasometry

gasometry
[ gă-sŏmĭ-trē ]

n.

Determination of the relative proportion of gases in a mixture.

Other words from gasometry

gas′o•metric (găs′ə-mĕtrĭk) adj.
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