- of or relating to measurement by volume.
Origin of volumetric
1860–65; volu(me) + -metric2
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Thus: suppose it is desired to know the volumetric relationships of the cylinder for a compression pressure of 75 lbs.Aviation Engines
Victor Wilfred Pag
Volumetric solutions, before being used, should be shaken in order that they may be throughout of uniform strength.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The meter is a volumetric displacement one and is regulated by observing the number of pulsations per minute.Chlorination of Water
Another form of volumetric apparatus, designed by Walton , has been used by Lebedeff .Alcoholic Fermentation
It is used as an indicator in volumetric silver assaying, and for the separation of iodine from bromine.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
- of, concerning, or using measurement by volumevolumetric analysis Compare gravimetric
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Word Origin and History for volumetric
1857, from volumeter (1829) + -ic.
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- Of or relating to measurement by volume.
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- Relating to measurement by volume or to a unit that is used to measure volume.
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