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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gravimeter  \Gra*vim"e*ter\,  n.  [L.  gravis  heavy  +  -meter:  cf  F. 
  gravim[`e]tre.]  (Physics) 
  An  instrument  for  ascertaining  the  specific  gravity  of 
  bodies. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gravimeter 
  n  1:  an  instrument  for  determining  the  specific  gravity  of  a 
  liquid  or  solid  [syn:  {hydrometer}] 
  2:  an  instrument  for  measuring  variations  in  the  gravitational 
  field  of  the  earth  [syn:  {gravity  meter}] 




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