dimensional analysis


noun Physics.

a method for comparing the dimensions of the physical quantities occurring in a problem to find relationships between the quantities without having to solve the problem completely.Compare dimension (def. 6).

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Origin of dimensional analysis

First recorded in 1920–25
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