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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to measurement by weight.
  • adj. Of or relating to measurement of variations in a gravitational field.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to measurement by weight.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to measurement of the local gravitational field.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to measurement by weight; measured by weight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to measurement by weight: specifically applied in chemistry to a method of analyzing compound bodies by decomposing them and finding the weight of their elements: opposed to volumetric.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to hydrometry

Etymologies

From gravimetry, measurement of specific gravity, from gravimeter.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
gravi- + -metric (Wiktionary)

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