Density vs Densimetry - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between density and densimetry

is that density is (physics) a measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume while densimetry is (physics) the measurement of density by means of a densimeter.

density

Noun

(densities)
  • (physics) A measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume.
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  • (senseid)The ratio of one quantity to that of another quantity.
  • (senseid)The probability that an event will occur, as a function of some observed variable.
  • Derived terms

    * charge density * energy density * electron density * freight density

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    densimetry

    English

    Noun

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  • (physics) The measurement of density by means of a densimeter
  • See also

    *densitometry