chemometrics

plural noun
che·​mo·​met·​rics | \ ˌkē-mō-ˈme-triks How to pronounce chemometrics (audio) also ˌke- \

Definition of chemometrics

: 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

First Known Use of chemometrics

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chemometrics

chemo- + -metrics, probably after Swedish kemometri

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“Chemometrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chemometrics. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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