Definition of velocimetry in US English:

velocimetry

noun

  • See velocimeter

    • ‘Animal generated water movements are visualized and quantified using two-dimensional particle image velocimetry.’
    • ‘In countries outside the United States, Doppler flow velocimetry is used to monitor uteroplacental blood flow.’
    • ‘The elastic properties of proteins in solution have been explored by ultrasound velocimetry.’
    • ‘Laser Doppler velocimetry has been successfully applied to the measurement of speeds of everything from blood corpuscles to rolled steel.’
    • ‘In the type of ultrasound examination called Doppler velocimetry, a hand-held transducer uses sound waves to measure patterns of fetal blood flow.’

Pronunciation

velocimetry

/-itrē/