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anthropometrics

[an-thruh-puh-me-triks, ‐poh‐] /ˌæn θrə pəˈmɛ trɪks, ‐poʊ‐/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the science of measuring the size and proportions of the human body (called anthropometry), especially as applied to the design of furniture and machines.
See also human engineering.
Origin of anthropometrics
1880-1885
1880-85; anthropo- + -metrics
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