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Meaning of MENSURATION

Pronunciation:  `menshu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act or process of measuring; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
 

MENSURATION is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: measure, measurement, measuring
 
 See Also: actinometry, activity, algometry, anemography, anemometry, angulation, anthropometry, arterial blood gases, audiometry, bathymetry, calorimetry, densitometry, dosimetry, fetometry, foetometry, gravimetry, hydrometry, hypsography, hypsometry, mental measurement, meter reading, observation, pelvimetry, plumbing, quantification, quantitative analysis, quantitative chemical analysis, radioactive dating, reading, sampling, scaling, sound ranging, sounding, spirometery, surveying, telemetry, thermometry, viscometry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Men`su*ra"tion\, n. [L. mensuratio : cf. F.
mensuration.]
1. The act, process, or art, of measuring.

2. That branch of applied geometry which gives rules for
   finding the length of lines, the areas of surfaces, or the
   volumes of solids, from certain simple data of lines and
   angles.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: altimetry, appraisal, appraisement, approximation, assessment, assize, assizement, bathymetry, biometrics, biometry, cadastration, calculation, cartography, chorography, computation, correction, craniometry, determination, estimate, estimation, evaluation, gauging, geodesy, geodetics, goniometry, hypsography, hypsometry, instrumentation, measure, measurement, measuring, metric system, metrology, oceanography, planimetry, psychometrics, psychometry, quantification, quantization, rating, stereometry, survey, surveying, telemetering, telemetry, topography, triangulation, valuation
 

 

 

 

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