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[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.


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