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  1. of or relating to measurement by volume.
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Sometimes vol·u·met·ri·cal.

Origin of volumetric

1860–65; volu(me) + -metric2
Related formsvol·u·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbvo·lu·me·try [vuh-loo-mi-tree] /vəˈlu mɪ tri/, noun
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Examples from the Web for volumetrically

Historical Examples

  • All assays for it are made either gravimetrically or volumetrically.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

  • After this many metallic precipitants were tried, used gravimetrically and volumetrically, but without success.

British Dictionary definitions for volumetrically


  1. of, concerning, or using measurement by volumevolumetric analysis Compare gravimetric
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Derived Formsvolumetrically, adverbvolumetry (vɒˈljuːmɪtrɪ), noun
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Word Origin and History for volumetrically



1857, from volumeter (1829) + -ic.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

volumetrically in Medicine


  1. Of or relating to measurement by volume.
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Related formsvol′u•metri•cal•ly adv.
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volumetrically in Science


  1. Relating to measurement by volume or to a unit that is used to measure volume.
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