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stereometry

[ ster-ee-om-i-tree, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒm ɪ tri, ˌstɪər- /
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noun

the measurement of volumes.

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Origin of stereometry

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

OTHER WORDS FROM stereometry

ster·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 stereometry

stereometry
/ (ˌstɛrɪˈɒmɪtrɪ, ˌstɪər-) /

noun

the measurement of volume

Derived forms of stereometry

stereometric (ˌstɛrɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk, ˌstɪər-) or stereometrical, adjective
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Medical definitions for stereometry

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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