absolute specific gravity

absolute specific gravity

[′ab·sə‚lüt spə′sif·ək ′grav·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the weight of a given volume of a substance in a vacuum at a given temperature to the weight of an equal volume of water in a vacuum at a given temperature.
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