from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to measurement by volume.
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- adj. Pertaining to measurement by volume.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the measurement of volume.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In chem. and physics, pertaining to or noting measurements by volume, as of gases or liquids: opposed to gravimetric.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to measurement by volume
Large industrial electricity users and the utilities argue that larger users should be given larger rebates this is called "volumetric".
Under the so-called volumetric production payments, or VPPs, Chesapeake agrees to deliver the gas from these wells, but it isn't obligated to deliver a specific volume.
Her research in Utah included taking what is called volumetric data, from MRIs or CT scans, and mapping that data into interactive 3-D images for physicians.
This technique is also called volumetric thermotherapy.
Emerging evidence suggests that "volumetric" measurements of lung nodule size could provide a better way to image a tumor by accounting for its shape and factoring out irregularities in its growth.
The volumetric shrinkage calculation is not directly influenced by the fiber orientation; remember, this is 'volumetric' shrinkage.
The computer modeling there stresses the "volumetric," looking not just at the surface extent of ice but its thickness as well.
Ongoing neuroradiology projects include orbital volumetric analysis of microphthalmia, orbital holography and functional MRI eyelid and orbital structures using special surface coils.
But the nicest touch is simply Ms. Bontecou's matchless deftness in combining volumetric and linear form to wring an awful lot of emotive response from nothing but untitled things.
Elegant 3 dimensional and volumetric sophistication.