chemometrics

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