volumetric

adjective
vol·​u·​met·​ric | \ ˌväl-yu̇-ˈme-trik How to pronounce volumetric (audio) \

Definition of volumetric

: of, relating to, or involving the measurement of volume

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Other Words from volumetric

volumetrically \ ˌväl-​yu̇-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce volumetrically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of volumetric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of course, that only gives you single-pass removal efficiency, not volumetric airflow through the device. Adam Rogers, Wired, "Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19?," 6 Aug. 2020 These types of DDoSes are known as volumetric attacks. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Two record DDoSes disclosed this week underscore their growing menace," 25 June 2020 In the 19th century, Heinrich Cotta instituted a rigorous system of strict volumetric analyses, so that landowners—and the state—would always know how much timber was on hand. National Geographic, "Will the skyscrapers of the future be made out of wood?," 13 Jan. 2020 Calatrava gave the roof and walls a volumetric treatment so that there’s continuity between the static fixtures of the mountain in the background and the building in the foreground. Laura Jung, Harper's BAZAAR, "72 Hours in Spanish Wine Country," 18 Dec. 2019 The new volumetric-display technique was reported in Nature on Wednesday. Sophie Bushwick, Scientific American, "Hearing Is Seeing: Sound Waves Create a 3-D Display," 13 Nov. 2019 Since the transition announced last October, Jaunt had been focusing on developing volumetric video capturing of humans for distribution on mobile devices and social media channels. Aric Jenkins, Fortune, "Verizon Acquires Jaunt XR’s Augmented Reality Technology," 30 Sep. 2019 As steel rusts, there is a volumetric gain in dimension. Boston.com Real Estate, "Ask the Carpenter: Mold in the attic and trouble in the garage," 12 Sep. 2019 The vessel is a volumetric void, defined by clay walls. Christopher Knight, latimes.com, "Review: LACMA’s ‘Art of Korean Writing’ reveals the brilliance in each brushstroke," 29 June 2019

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First Known Use of volumetric

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Volumetric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volumetric. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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volumetric

adjective
vol·​u·​met·​ric | \ ˌväl-yu̇-ˈme-trik How to pronounce volumetric (audio) \

Medical Definition of volumetric

: of, relating to, or involving the measurement of volume

Other Words from volumetric

volumetrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce volumetrically (audio) \ adverb

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