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metrology

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noun me·trol·o·gy \me-ˈträ-lə-jē\

Definition of metrology

  1. 1 :  the science of weights and measures or of measurement

  2. 2 :  a system of weights and measures

metrological play \ˌme-trə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
metrologist play \me-ˈträ-lə-jist\ noun


Origin of metrology

French métrologie, from Greek metrologia theory of ratios, from metron measure — more at measure


First Known Use: 1816


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metrology

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noun me·trol·o·gy \me-ˈträl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of metrology

plural metrologies

  1. 1:  the science of weights and measures or of measurement

  2. 2:  a system of weights and measures

metrological \ˌme-trə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective
metrologically \-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
metrologist \me-ˈträl-ə-jəst\play noun



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