- the technique of cutting solids, as stones, to specified forms and dimensions.
Origin of stereotomy
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It consisted in a division of the cube, or, as he called it, the stereotomy of the cube.
- the art of cutting three-dimensional solids into particular shapes
C18: from French stéréotomie. See stereo-, -tomy
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