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mensuration

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mensuration \Men'su*ra"tion\, noun [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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mensuration

noun

1: the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate" [syn: {measurement}, {measuring}, {measure}, {mensuration}]


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