mensuration

noun men·su·ra·tion \ ˌmen(t)-sə-ˈrā-shən , -shə- \

Definition of mensuration

1 : the act of measuring : measurement
2 : geometry applied to the computation of lengths, areas, or volumes from given dimensions or angles

First Known Use of mensuration

1571

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mensuration

noun men·su·ra·tion \ ˌmen(t)-sə-ˈrā-shən; ˌmen-chə- \

medical Definition of mensuration

: the act of measuring

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