[ ster-ee-om-i-tree, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒm ɪ tri, ˌstɪər- /
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the measurement of volumes.
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Origin of stereometry
OTHER WORDS FROM stereometryster·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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Example sentences from the Web for stereometry
The main strength of the Platonist geometers lies in stereometry or the geometry of solids.
British Dictionary definitions for stereometry
/ (ˌstɛrɪˈɒmɪtrɪ, ˌstɪər-) /
the measurement of volume
Derived forms of stereometrystereometric (ˌstɛrɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk, ˌstɪər-) or stereometrical, adjective
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Medical definitions for stereometry
[ stĕr′ē-ŏm′ĭ-trē ]
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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