gravimetric analysis

noun Chemistry.

analysis by weight.

Origin of gravimetric analysis

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for gravimetric analysis

gravimetric analysis


chem quantitative analysis by weight, usually involving the precipitation, filtration, drying, and weighing of the precipitateCompare volumetric analysis
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Medicine definitions for gravimetric analysis

gravimetric analysis


The determination of the quantities of the constituents of a compound.
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