the branch of geometry that deals with the measurement of length, area, or volume.
the act or process of measuring.
- men·su·ra·tion·al, adjective
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How to use mensuration in a sentence
While thus engaged, he managed to attend an evening class occasionally, and made an attempt at learning Latin and mensuration.Robert Moffat | David J. Deane
As to mensuration, which is an actualization of measure, in respect of the measured object, it consists in a reason.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3 | Plotinos (Plotinus)
Still more important than Wordsworth, or the eminent authors, Burke and Hare, was the art and science of mensuration.Kim | Rudyard Kipling
All these elements of mensuration within the crystal Hay thought could be indicated by rational coefficients.Catholic Churchmen in Science | James J. Walsh
They are discovered by mensuration, and they are the objects of mathematical inquiry.
British Dictionary definitions for mensuration
the study of the measurement of geometric magnitudes such as length
the act or process of measuring; measurement
- mensurational, adjective
- mensurative (ˈmɛnʃərətɪv), adjective
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