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1. Of or relating to measurement by weight.
2. Of or relating to measurement of a gravitational field.

[From gravimetry, measurement of specific gravity, from gravimeter.]

grav′i·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌɡrævɪˈmɛtrɪk) or


(Chemistry) of, concerned with, or using measurement by weight. Compare volumetric
ˌgraviˈmetrically adv
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Adj.1.gravimetric - of or relating to hydrometry
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