[ ster-ee-ot-uh-mee, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒt ə mi, ˌstɪər- /
the technique of cutting solids, as stones, to specified forms and dimensions.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stereotomyster·e·o·tom·ic [ster-ee-uh-tom-ik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈtɒm ɪk, ˌstɪər-/, ster·e·o·tom·i·cal, adjectivester·e·ot·o·mist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for stereotomy
It consisted in a division of the cube, or, as he called it, the stereotomy of the cube.
British Dictionary definitions for stereotomy
/ (ˌstɛrɪˈɒtəmɪ, ˌstɪər-) /
the art of cutting three-dimensional solids into particular shapes
Word Origin for stereotomy
C18: from French stéréotomie. See stereo-, -tomy
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