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anthropometrics

[ an-thruh-puh-me-triks, ‐poh‐ ]
/ ˌæn θrə pəˈmɛ trɪks, ‐poʊ‐ /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of measuring the size and proportions of the human body (called anthropometry), especially as applied to the design of furniture and machines.

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Origin of anthropometrics

1880–85; anthropo- + -metrics
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