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[an-thruh-puh-me-triks, ‐poh‐]
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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.

Origin of anthropometrics

1880–85; anthropo- + -metrics
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