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An instrument used to measure density or specific gravity. Also called densitometer.

[Latin dēnsus, dense + -meter.]

den′si·met′ric (-sə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.


(General Physics) physics any instrument for measuring density
densimetric adj
denˈsimetry n


an instrument for measuring the density or specific gravity of a solid or liquid substance.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.densimeter - a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
dasymeter - densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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The alcohol degree was measured by the densimetry method while reducing sugars were quantified with Fehling's solution.
This guide to the processes themselves and monitoring methodologies covers all materials necessary for application: several chapters describe the current knowledge of polymerization reactions and kinetics, a large section details existing monitoring methods (including spectroscopy, calorimetry, densimetry and rheological measurements); automatic monitoring is discussed with its specific applications and projections of future outlook.
The upgraded samples were further characterized by XRD, XRF and SE microscopies, as well as FTIR spectroscopy, and densimetry.