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mensuration

the study of the measurement of geometric magnitudes such as length

mensuration

[‚men·sə′rā·shən]
(mathematics)
The measurement of geometric quantities; for example, length, area, and volume.
(science and technology)
The act or process of measuring.

mensuration

1. The process or art of measuring.
2. The branch of mathematics dealing with the determination of length, area, or volume.
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Carhee implements is an objective diagnostic testing procedure called computerized mensuration analysis or CRMA.
United States Special Forces use the Precision Strike Suite as mensuration programme at unit level, not much being known of that system as it is classified.
A l'issue du proces-verbal, la personne est soumise a une mensuration anthropometrique et recoit un certificat interimaire (Interimsschein) qui constate son etat civil et son signalement anthropometrique.
Looking through the school's curriculum, I was impressed with the course of study: sylviculture, forest mensuration, forest surveying, forest working plans, lumbering and technology, forest finance, forest production, forest policy, forest work of the federal government, forest planting in the prairie states, physiological anatomy of plants, general morphology and classification of plants, wood structure, identification of woods, classification and distribution of the forest trees of the United States, field identification of trees, herbarium of woody plants, fungus diseases of trees, preservation of timber, forest entomology, forest zoology, propagation of game and fish, forest geology, elementary climatology, forest geography, elementary law, and economics.
Under the Rural School curriculum, both boys and girls were expected to devote 6% hours per week to English, including history and geography; 5 hours of the week were spent on arithmetic, mensuration and simple accounts; 1 hour for drawing; 2 hours on science; and 2% on drill and recreation.
Within the next 30- 45 days, all CAT aspirants must get a firm grip the Quantitative Ability section, which covers Arithmetic, Basic Algebra, Geometry and Mensuration, Modern Math and interpretation of tables, bars and pie charts, routes and networks.
As a Lesson Study team, we focused on the topic of Mensuration and subsequently zoomed-in further to the lesson on "area of parallelogram" as the Lesson of focus.
1 "On the mensuration of the Earth and its division into seven climes, as related by Ptolemy and others," sec.
CTC Excalibur training does not offer experience in solving problem sets that deployed units encounter, such as airspace coordination, tactical employment, collateral damage estimate (CDE) concerns, ballistic impact point (BIP) consideration, target location, and the mensuration of 10-digit grids.
Legacy data used to develop the model are: (i) the Historic Soils dataset (1959 sites) which largely comprises data both from representative modal soil pedons sampled for past soil survey operations, and from forest mensuration plots (Wilde et al.
Lectures should be given in the theory and practice of education, classics, mathematics, natural philosophy, mensuration, and bookkeeping; English language and literature; French, German, Hebrew, history in general, mineralogy, physiology, zoology, botany, chemistry, moral and political philosophy, civil and commercial law, drawing and music, besides the various subjects which might be included under the term of theology.