Etymology
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gravimeter (n.)

"instrument for measuring the forces of gravity," 1797, from French gravimètre, from gravité (see gravity) + -mètre "measuring device"

(see -meter).

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Definitions of gravimeter

gravimeter (n.)
a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid;
Synonyms: hydrometer
gravimeter (n.)
a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth;
Synonyms: gravity meter
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