of or relating to measurement by weight.

Also grav·i·met·ri·cal.

Origin of gravimetric

1870–75; gravi- (combining form of Latin gravis heavy) + -metric
Related formsgrav·i·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gravimetric

Contemporary Examples of gravimetric

  • On a gravimetric basis, gasoline has 80 times the energy density of the best lithium-ion batteries.

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    The Electric Car Boondoggle

    Robert Bryce

    July 29, 2010

Historical Examples of gravimetric

British Dictionary definitions for gravimetric




of, concerned with, or using measurement by weightCompare volumetric
Derived Formsgravimetrically, adverb
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gravimetric in Medicine




Relating to or determined by weight.
Relating to measurement of variations in a gravitational field.
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