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photometry

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noun pho·tom·e·try \fō-ˈtä-mə-trē\

Definition of photometry

  1. :  a branch of science that deals with measurement of the intensity of light; also :  the practice of using a photometer



Origin of photometry

New Latin photometria, from phot- + -metria -metry


First Known Use: 1824


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photometry

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noun pho·tom·e·try \fō-ˈtäm-ə-trē\

Medical Definition of photometry

plural pho·tom·e·tries

  1. :  a branch of science that deals with measurement of the intensity of light; also :  the practice of using a photometer




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