[ an-thruh-puh-me-trik, -poh- ]
/ ˌæn θrə pəˈmɛ trɪk, -poʊ- /
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of or relating to anthropometry, the measurement of the size and proportions of the human body: Anthropometric data show that economy airline seats are too narrow at shoulder level for American men, and too narrow at seat level for women.
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Sometimes an·thro·po·met·ri·cal [an-thruh-puh-me-tri-kuhl] /ˌæn θrə pəˈmɛ trɪ kəl/ .
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How to use anthropometric in a sentence
The heightened stature of women was a favourite topic in anthropometric circles long before the War.
Using approved techniques, I was compiling anthropometric data while "I" was, as they say, "brewing coffee."The Day of the Boomer Dukes|Frederik Pohl
Unfortunately for anthropometric science, most of the bones are too much decayed to be of practical value.Seventh Annual Report|Various
May I tell you about your brain, which is at present in the possession of the Anthropometric Society?Walt Whitman in Mickle Street|Elizabeth Leavitt Keller
Of these most northerly peoples I have no anthropometric data.