English edit

Etymology edit

absorption +‎ -metric. First attested in the early 20th century.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˌsɔɹp.ʃi.oʊˈmɛ.tɹɪk/, /əbˌsɔɹp.ʃi.oʊˈmɛ.tɹɪk/, /əbˌsɔɹp.ti.oʊˈmɛ.tɹɪk/, IPA(key): /æbˌzɔɹp.ʃi.oʊˈmɛ.tɹɪk/, /əbˌzɔɹp.ʃi.oʊˈmɛ.tɹɪk/, /əbˌzɔɹp.ti.oʊˈmɛ.tɹɪk/

Adjective edit

absorptiometric (comparative more absorptiometric, superlative most absorptiometric)

  1. Of or pertaining to the measurement of absorption.

Translations edit

References edit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “absorptiometric”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 9.