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gravimetrically

Definitions

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  • adv. Using a gravimetric method.
  • adv. Using a gravimeter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By means of a gravimeter; as regards measurement by weight.

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Examples

  • Transkei as a whole had never been mapped magnetically, radiometrically or gravimetrically, he said in written reply to a question from Mr Geoffrey Doidge (ANC).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • With a view to being able to detect and determine even the minutest; trace of any precipitate suspended in a fluid, Richards, by adopting and adapting an earlier idea, has constructed his well-known nephelometer, which, by the use of reflected light, allows of a reliable quantitative assessment being made of "opalizing" quantities of substance so small that they could be determined gravimetrically only with the utmost difficulty, if indeed at all.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1914 - Presentation

  • _Actual Chloride_, either titrated with N/10 silver nitrate solution, using neutral potassium chromate solution as indicator, or, preferably, estimated gravimetrically as silver chloride by precipitation with silver nitrate solution, the precipitate transferred to a tared filter paper, washed, dried and weighed.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • The method may be also carried out gravimetrically, in which case petroleum ether, boiling at 74° C. is used for washing out the beaker into the separator.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • _Aluminates_ are determined gravimetrically in the usual manner; 2 grammes are dissolved in water, rendered acid with HCl, excess of ammonia added, and the gelatinous precipitate of aluminium hydrate collected on a filter paper, washed, burnt, and weighed.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • It remains a fact, however, that no matter with what skill and care the gasometric analysis is made, either gravimetrically or volumetrically, the calculation of the residual amount of oxygen presents the same difficulties in both cases.

    Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man

  • Turn out the mass and extract it with water and bromine, filter, acidulate with hydrochloric acid, boil off the bromine, and precipitate with baric chloride (estimating gravimetrically as given under _Sulphur_).

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • There is no dry assay for this substance, nor volumetric method; when the determination is required, it is carried out gravimetrically and, generally, by the following plan.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

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

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • Cobalt is also gravimetrically determined, like nickel, by electrolysis, or by precipitation with sodic hydrate.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

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