stereometry

[ster-ee-om-i-tree, steer-]

noun

the measurement of volumes.

Nearby words

  1. stereoisomeric,
  2. stereoisomerism,
  3. stereolithography,
  4. stereology,
  5. stereome,
  6. stereomicroscope,
  7. stereopair,
  8. stereopathy,
  9. stereophonic,
  10. stereophony

Origin of stereometry

From the New Latin word stereometria, dating back to 1560–70. See stereo-, -metry

Related formsster·e·o·met·ric [ster-ee-uh-me-trik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌstɪər-/, ster·e·o·met·ri·cal, adjectivester·e·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for stereometric

stereometry

noun

the measurement of volume
Derived Formsstereometric (ˌstɛrɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk, ˌstɪər-) or stereometrical, adjective

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Medicine definitions for stereometric

stereometry

[stĕr′ē-ŏmĭ-trē]

n.

The measurement of a solid object or of the cubic capacity of a vessel.
The determination of the specific gravity of a liquid.

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