chemometrics

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plural noun che·mo·met·rics \ˌkē-mō-ˈme-triks also ˌke-\

Definition of chemometrics

  1. :  the application of statistics to the field of chemical analysis <The system doesn't directly measure boiling points and other physical properties; rather, it used chemometrics to infer them from the process stream's chemical composition. — Chemical & Engineering News>

Origin and Etymology of chemometrics

chemo- + -metrics, probably after Swedish kemometri


First Known Use: 1972


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