[ mi-trol-uh-jee ]
/ mɪˈtrɒl ə dʒi /
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noun, plural me·trol·o·gies.
the science of weights and measures.
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OTHER WORDS FROM metrologymet·ro·log·i·cal [me-truh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmɛ trəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivemet·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverbme·trol·o·gist, noun
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How to use metrology in a sentence
The measurements should be taken carefully, not only for the sake of the accuracy of the plan, but also for metrological purposes.How to Observe in Archaeology|Various
The first species of them is metrological, comprehending the inscriptions on measures and weights.
None, except the supposed requirements or necessities of Professor Smyth's pyramid metrological theory.
Mr. Taylor ascribes to Noah the original idea of the metrological structure of the Great Pyramid.
British Dictionary definitions for metrology
/ (mɪˈtrɒlədʒɪ) /
noun plural -gies
the science of weights and measures; the study of units of measurement
a particular system of units
Derived forms of metrologymetrological (ˌmɛtrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivemetrologically, adverbmetrologist, noun
Word Origin for metrology
C19: from Greek metron measure
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