- the science of weights and measures.
Origin of metrology
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Met′ric, -al, pertaining to metre or to metrology: consisting of verses.
The literature on the subject of the Great Pyramid, considered from the standpoint of metrology, is extensive.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)
Augustus de Morgan
His leading contribution to metrology was his Mtrologie ou Trait des mesures, Paris, 1780.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
Augustus De Morgan
- the science of weights and measures; the study of units of measurement
- a particular system of units
C19: from Greek metron measure
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