[grav-id] /ˈgræv ɪd/
1 (def 1).
the technical word for pregnant
“pregnant,” 1590s, from Latin gravidus “loaded; pregnant,” from gravis “burdened, heavy” (see grave (adj.)). Gravidation “pregnancy” is attested from mid-15c.
gravid grav·id (grāv’ĭd)
Carrying eggs or developing young.
gra·vid’i·ty (grə-vĭd’ĭ-tē) or grav’id·ness n.
- Gravid uterus
gravid uterus n. The uterus in pregnancy.
[gruh-vim-i-ter] /grəˈvɪm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of a solid or liquid. 2. Also called gravity meter. an instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth by detecting differences in weight of an object of constant mass at different points on the earth’s surface. /ɡrəˈvɪmɪtə/ noun […]
[grav-uh-me-trik] /ˌgræv əˈmɛ trɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to measurement by weight. /ˌɡrævɪˈmɛtrɪk/ adjective 1. of, concerned with, or using measurement by weight Compare volumetric gravimetric grav·i·met·ric (grāv’ə-mět’rĭk) adj.
noun, Chemistry. 1. analysis by weight. noun 1. (chem) quantitative analysis by weight, usually involving the precipitation, filtration, drying, and weighing of the precipitate Compare volumetric analysis gravimetric analysis n. The determination of the quantities of the constituents of a compound.