gravimeter


gra·vi·me·ter

noun \gra-ˈvi-mə-tər, ˈgra-və-ˌmē-\

Definition of GRAVIMETER

:  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

gra·vi·me·ter

noun \gra-ˈvim-ət-ər, ˈgrav-ə-ˌmēt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRAVIMETER

: a device similar to a hydrometer for determining specific gravity

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