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What few reliable measuring devices there were had to be calibrated in Europe, where metrology – the science of measurement – was well established.
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Origin and Etymology of metrology
French métrologie, from Greek metrologia theory of ratios, from metron measure — more at measure
First Known Use: 1801
Medical Definition of metrology
1: the science of weights and measures or of measurement
2: a system of weights and measures
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about metrology
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