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stereometry

[ster-ee-om-i-tree, steer-] /ˌstɛr iˈɒm ɪ tri, ˌstɪər-/
noun
1.
the measurement of volumes.
Origin of stereometry
1560-1570
From the New Latin word stereometria, dating back to 1560-70. See stereo-, -metry
Related forms
stereometric
[ster-ee-uh-me-trik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌstɪər-/ (Show IPA),
stereometrical, adjective
stereometrically, adverb
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stereometry

/ˌstɛrɪˈɒmɪtrɪ; ˌstɪər-/
noun
1.
the measurement of volume
Derived Forms
stereometric (ˌstɛrɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk; ˌstɪər-), stereometrical, adjective
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stereometry in Medicine

stereometry ster·e·om·e·try (stěr'ē-ŏm'ĭ-trē, stēr'-)
n.

  1. The measurement of a solid object or of the cubic capacity of a vessel.

  2. The determination of the specific gravity of a liquid.

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