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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Mensuration \Men`su*ra"tion\, n. [L. mensuratio : cf. F.
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
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 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]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
48 Moby Thesaurus words for "mensuration":
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,
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