gravi·​met·​ric ˌgra-və-ˈme-trik How to pronounce gravimetric (audio)
: of or relating to measurement by weight
: of or relating to variations in the gravitational field determined by means of a gravimeter
gravimetrically adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The result is more than double the gravimetric power density of Tesla's units, at 6543 watts/kg (3.98 horsepower per pound). IEEE Spectrum, 7 Mar. 2023 The battery pack sees an increase of its gravimetric energy density by around 20% when compared to previous generations. Kyle Edward, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of gravimetric was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Gravimetric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition


gravi·​met·​ric ˌgrav-ə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce gravimetric (audio)
: of or relating to measurement by weight
a gravimetric assay of a drug
gravimetrically adverb
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