metrology

[mi-trol-uh-jee]

Origin of metrology

First recorded in 1810–20; metro-1 + -logy
Related formsmet·ro·log·i·cal [me-truh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌmɛ trəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivemet·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverbme·trol·o·gist, noun
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metrology

noun plural -gies
  1. the science of weights and measures; the study of units of measurement
  2. a particular system of units
Derived Formsmetrological (ˌmɛtrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivemetrologically, adverbmetrologist, noun

Word Origin for metrology

C19: from Greek metron measure
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