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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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For fifteenth-century Latin music, musicologists rely on large-scale markers including genre, mensuration, text distribution, and cantus firmus treatment to determine the origins of anonymous works.
Conformement au << systeme Bertillon >> (21), les nomades furent photographies, et on prit leurs mensurations et leurs empreintes digitales.
The originals digitals images were obtained with the CCD camera, in this images were preset noise and contrast low, however, after digital image processing it is observed a good performance on image edge, enhanced contrast of the chromosomes and allowing mensurations morphologic more exact.
At the very least, I would have appreciated a discussion of the proportions between the various mensurations, especially because the modern time signatures used by Scott do not match those of the original source.