Hydrometrical
Hydrometric Hy`dro*met"ric, Hydrometrical Hy`dro*met"ric*al, a. [Cf. F. hydrom[`e]trique.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hydrometer, or to the determination of the specific gravity of fluids. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to measurement of the velocity, discharge, etc., of running water. [1913 Webster]

3. Made by means of an hydrometer; as, hydrometric observations. [1913 Webster]

{Hydrometric pendulum}, a species of hydrometer consisting of a hollow ball of ivory or metal suspended by a treated from the center of a graduated quadrant, and held in a stream to measure the velocity of the water by the inclination given to the thread; a kind of current gauge. [1913 Webster]


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