gravimetric analysis definition

  • noun:
    • some of a few methods and techniques of analytical chemistry when the number of a substance in a sample is determined by weighing a precipitate, filtrate, residue an such like after some physical or chemical procedure.
    • quantitative analysis by fat
  • adjective:
    • evaluation in which the quantities of the constituents are determined by weight; -- in distinction from volumetric analysis.

Related Sources

  • Hypernym for "gravimetric analysis"
  • Cross Reference for "gravimetric analysis"
54 votes

How would you define gravimetric analysis?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!