Gravimeter definitions

gră-vĭm'ĭ-tər, grā'və-mē'-
An instrument used to measure specific gravity.
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A device used to determine specific gravity, esp. of liquids.
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An instrument used to measure variations in a gravitational field.
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An instrument used to measure the earth's gravitational pull at different places on, in, or above the planet.
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An instrument used to measure variations in a gravitational field, typically by measuring the rate of acceleration of a falling body. Gravimeters are used to survey geological features with different densities beneath the Earth's surface, such as ore-laden rock or oil fields, that affect the local strength of gravity above them.
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An instrument, such as a hydrometer, used to measure the specific gravity of a liquid or solid.
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(physics) An instrument used to measure local variations in the gravitational field.
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(physics) A hydrometer.
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Origin of gravimeter

French gravimètre Latin gravis heavy gravity French -mètre -meter