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gra·vim·e·ter

 (gră-vĭm′ĭ-tər, grā′və-mē′-)
n.
1. An instrument used to measure specific gravity.
2. An instrument used to measure the strength of a gravitational field.

[French gravimètre : Latin gravis, heavy; see gravity + French -mètre, -meter.]

gra·vim′e·try (gră-vĭm′ĭ-trē, grə-) n.

gravimeter

(ɡrəˈvɪmɪtə)
n
1. (General Physics) an instrument for measuring the earth's gravitational field at points on its surface
2. (General Physics) an instrument for measuring relative density
[C18: from French gravimètre, from Latin gravis heavy]
graˈvimetry n

gra•vim•e•ter

(grəˈvɪm ɪ tər)

n.
1. an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of a solid or liquid.
2. an instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth.
[1790–1800; < French gravimètre= Latin gravi(s) heavy + -mètre -meter]
grav•i•met•ric (ˌgræv əˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
grav`i•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.

gra·vim·e·ter

(gră-vĭm′ĭ-tər)
1. An instrument used to measure specific gravity.
2. An instrument used to measure variations in a gravitational field.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gravimeter - a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solidgravimeter - a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
salinometer - a hydrometer that determines the concentration of salt solutions by measuring their density
thermogravimeter, thermohydrometer - a hydrometer that includes a thermometer
2.gravimeter - a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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The work of Stanley and Vezzoli [12] has been able to mathematically describe from first principles the detailed gravimeter data of Wang et al.
Relative gravity testing was done every 10m along profiles of about 500m in longitude, using a Worden gravimeter. The cycles were done in periods of less than 2 hours and by the same surveyor, seeking to minimize the level of human error.
We provided evaluating measurement with relative gravimeter LaCoste&Romberg model G on 8 stations of the network.
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For the Geodetic observatory Pecny at Ondrejov, CZ ([phi] = 49[degrees] 55' and [lambda] = 14[degrees] 47'), we have the absolute gravity data measured by the absolute gravimeter FG5, No.
The compatibility of the original signal and its reconstruction was proved at the level of [10.sup.-4]nm/[s.sup.2] which is three times better than the sensitivity of the gravimeter. As a result of the decomposition process of the time series, diagrams were obtained for each time series at which each of the components represents a different frequency--the higher the number of the component, the lower the frequency is (Fig.
Nettleton, L.L.: 1939, Determination of density for reduction of gravimeter observations.