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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

met·ro·log·i·cal play \ˌme-trə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
me·trol·o·gist 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 me·trol·o·gies

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

  2. 2:  a system of weights and measures

  3. met·ro·log·i·cal \ˌme-trə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective
    met·ro·log·i·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
    me·trol·o·gist \me-ˈträl-ə-jəst\play noun




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