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

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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 Stanley’s interview was recorded in a light stage with 116 cameras capturing a 360 volumetric view of his interview, Hays added. Michelle Chavez, Fox News, "Future generations can speak to Holocaust survivors – via hologram technology," 25 July 2018 But the stacked vases are painterly: Two gray ones comically illustrated with a fish and a cat are shadowed and volumetric; the other, a warm yellow, cracks open to breathy black over pink. Cate Mcquaid, BostonGlobe.com, "Taking two approaches to collage," 11 Apr. 2018 In the wake of the 2016 attacks, foreseeing that volumetric assaults would likely continue to grow, defenders seriously expanded their available capacity. Lily Hay Newman, WIRED, "How Creative DDOS Attacks Still Slip Past Defenses," 12 Mar. 2018 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 Stanley’s interview was recorded in a light stage with 116 cameras capturing a 360 volumetric view of his interview, Hays added. Michelle Chavez, Fox News, "Future generations can speak to Holocaust survivors – via hologram technology," 25 July 2018 Also embedded in the badges was an AR map of the San Jose Convention Center: open your Facebook camera, point it at the flat map, and a volumetric version of the conference venue would pop up. Lauren Goode, WIRED, "Facebook Built an AR Game at F8, But Nobody Knows Why They're Playing It," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of volumetric

1857, in the meaning defined above

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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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