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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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The catalogue, which contains many wonders, and is itself a masterpiece of scholarship, contains Albrecht Durer's treaties on mensuration, one of the earliest works of mathematics in German (published in Nuremberg circa 1525).
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