absorptiometry etymology

English word absorptiometry comes from English absorption, English -metry (Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.)

Detailed word origin of absorptiometry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
absorption English (eng) (chemistry, physics) the imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action, of radiant energy; the process of being neutrons being absorbed by the nucleus; interception. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]. (electrical engineering) The retaining of electrical energy for a short time after it has been introduced to the dielectric.. (obsolete) engulfing; swallowing up, as of bodies [...]
-metry English (eng) Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.
absorptiometry English (eng) (chemistry) Analysis using an absorptiometer.

Words with the same origin as absorptiometry

Descendants of absorption
absorptance absorptiometer absorptive
Descendants of -metry
acidimetry anemometry archeometry bathymetry coulometry ergometry fluviometry heliometry isometry micrometry optometrist optometry phallometry photometry pneumatometry psychometry psychrometry scientometrist somatometry spectrometry stichometry telemetric telemetry zoometry