volumetric

adjective

vol·​u·​met·​ric ˌväl-yu̇-ˈme-trik How to pronounce volumetric (audio)
: of, relating to, or involving the measurement of volume
volumetrically adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Finding renewable energy alternatives with the same energy density and volumetric efficiency as fossil fuels is difficult. Christopher Raymond, Fortune, 26 Jan. 2023 The rate package approved Thursday encompasses a series of changes to the utility's billing framework, including a move to a three-tier system of volumetric charges from the current two-tier system. Joseph Flaherty, Arkansas Online, 13 Jan. 2023 The experience was supervised by Shyamalan and shot at Canon’s volumetric video studio in Japan. Carolyn Giardina, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Jan. 2023 Engineers at Brigham Young University are developing volumetric displays in which icons and images appear to float in mid-air. Mark Aramo, Discover Magazine, 11 Apr. 2022 The package would break out the current two-tier system of volumetric charges for customers into three tiers. Joseph Flaherty, Arkansas Online, 16 Dec. 2022 This could be a way the Metaverse will get to volumetric, photorealistic, real time rendered images sooner rather than later. Charlie Fink, Forbes, 11 Aug. 2022 Sony also promoted its volumetric capture studio solution, still in the prototype phase. Anshel Sag, Forbes, 9 June 2022 Brad Coffey, group manager at the Metropolitan Water District, said demand from MWD’s member agencies was about 4% below the volumetric target during the first month of restrictions, a sign of improvement. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of volumetric was in 1857

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“Volumetric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volumetric. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

volumetric

adjective
vol·​u·​met·​ric ˌväl-yu̇-ˈme-trik How to pronounce volumetric (audio)
: of, relating to, or involving the measurement of volume
volumetrically adverb
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