Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art or operation of determining by means of hydrometers the specific gravity, density, velocity, etc., of fluids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of determining the specific gravity of liquids, and thence the strength of spirituous liquors, saline solutions, etc.
  • noun The art or operation of measuring the velocity or discharge of running water, as in rivers, etc.

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  • noun physics The branch of hydrostatics dealing with the measurement of specific gravity using hydrometers

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

  • noun the measurement of specific gravity

Etymologies

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hydro- + -metry

Examples

  • The great breadth and the shallows near either jaw prevent the rain-floods being perceptible unless instruments are used, and "hydrometry," still in an imperfect state, was little to be depended upon in the days when European ideas concerning the Congo River were formed.

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  • hydrometry,” still in an imperfect state, was little to be depended upon in the days when European ideas concerning the

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