[gruh-vim-i-ter] /grəˈvɪm ɪ tər/
an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of a solid or liquid.
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.
an instrument for measuring the earth’s gravitational field at points on its surface
an instrument for measuring relative density
gravimeter gra·vim·e·ter (grā-vĭm’ĭ-tər, grā’və-mē’-)
gra·vim’e·try (grā-vĭm’ĭ-trē, grə-) n.
[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.
[gruh-vim-i-tree] /grəˈvɪm ɪ tri/ noun 1. the measurement of weight or density.
[greyv] /greɪv/ verb (used with object), graved, graven or graved, graving. 1. to carve, sculpt, or engrave. 2. to impress deeply: graven on the mind. [greyv] /greɪv/ verb (used with object), graved, graving. Nautical. 1. to clean and apply a protective composition of tar to (the bottom of a ship). /ɡreɪv/ noun 1. a place […]