volumetric

[ vol-yuh-me-trik ]
/ ˌvɒl yəˈmɛ trɪk /

adjective

of or relating to measurement by volume.

Nearby words

  1. volume index,
  2. volume unit,
  3. volume velocity,
  4. volumed,
  5. volumeter,
  6. volumetric analysis,
  7. volumetric displacement,
  8. volumetric efficiency,
  9. volumetric solution,
  10. voluminous

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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British Dictionary definitions for volumetry

volumetric

/ (ˌvɒljʊˈmɛtrɪk) /

adjective

of, concerning, or using measurement by volumevolumetric analysis Compare gravimetric
Derived Formsvolumetrically, adverbvolumetry (vɒˈljuːmɪtrɪ), noun

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Word Origin and History for volumetry

volumetric

adj.

1857, from volumeter (1829) + -ic.

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Medicine definitions for volumetry

volumetric

[ vŏl′yu-mĕtrĭk ]

adj.

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


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Science definitions for volumetry

volumetric

[ vŏl′yu-mĕtrĭk ]

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