Overview

volumeter


'volumeter' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Sports and Exercise Medicine

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A tank filled with water and used to measure the volume of a body. When any body (including that of a human) is completely submerged in the water, the volume of the water displaced equals the volume of the body. The volumeter is usually combined with scales so that the weight of the body in and out of the water can be measured. The measurements are used to determine density and specific gravity.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.