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gravimeter

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noun gra·vi·me·ter \gra-ˈvi-mə-tər, ˈgra-və-ˌmē-\

Definition of gravimeter

  1. :  a sensitive weighing instrument for measuring variations in a gravitational field (as of a planet)



Origin of gravimeter

French gravimètre, from gravi- + -mètre -meter


First Known Use: 1932


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gravimeter

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noun gra·vi·me·ter \gra-ˈvim-ət-ər, ˈgrav-ə-ˌmēt-ər\

Medical Definition of gravimeter

  1. :  a device similar to a hydrometer for determining specific gravity




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