gravimeter etymology

English word gravimeter comes from English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English gravi- (Gravity.)

Detailed word origin of gravimeter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
gravi- English (eng) Gravity.
gravimeter English (eng) (physics) A hydrometer.. (physics) An instrument used to measure local variations in the gravitational field.

Words with the same origin as gravimeter

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of gravi-
gravidiamagnetic gravidynamics gravimagnetic gravimetry graviperception graviphoton gravireaction gravireceptor graviscalar gravitaxis gravithermal gravitino gravitropic gravitropism graviturbation