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Definition of the noun metrology

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noun - plural: metrologies

  1. the scientific study of measurement

Alternative definition of the noun metrology


  1. [uncountable] The science of weights and measures or of measurement.
  2. [countable] A system of weights and measures.

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Google previewHandbook of Silicon Semiconductor Metrology (2001)

by Alain C. Diebold

INTRODUCTION Metrology is an exciting field that requires a...

Google previewHandbook of Dimensional Measurement:

Dimensional metrology is a characteristic field where standardization is apt to prove highly beneficial to that wide range of endeavors that must rely on the dependable measurement of geometric conditions. Standardization of dimensional ...

Google previewRisk, Error and Uncertainty: Laboratory Quality Management in the Age of Metrology, An Issue of the Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, (2017)

by James O. Westgard, David Armbruster, Sten Westgard

Metrology is a pure science in contrast to the mixed science of clinical chemistry that combines diverse disciplines and...

Google previewMeyer Brothers Druggist (1905)

Metrology is the science which treats of metals. Sulphur Lotum is made by solution with agitation. Sublimation is the process of soaking a drug to separate the soluble portion. Metrology is a pharmaceutical preparation which are prepared in a ...

Google previewNanofinishing Science and Technology (2016)

Basic and Advanced Finishing and Polishing Processes by Vijay Kumar Jain

Surface metrology is a science of measurement that plays a very important role in industrial fields. From an engineering standpoint, it is the measurement of the deviations of a workpiece from its intended size and shape (Whitehouse, 2010).

Google previewInformation Modeling for Interoperable Dimensional Metrology (2011)

by Y Zhao, T Kramer, Robert Brown, Xun Xu

Dimensional metrology is the science of measurement and its corresponding accuracy, precision and uncertainty. To measure is...

Google previewMetrology at the Frontiers of Physics and Technology (1992)

by L. Crovini, T.J. Quinn

The course beginning today and devoted to metrology is the second organized by the Societa Italiana di Fisica at the Enrico Fermi International School of Physics. The first was held in 1976, that is, thirteen years ago. One asks oneself whether ...

Google previewHandbook of Plastic Optics (2011)

by Stefan Bäumer

Metrology is an item that is often forgotten or filled in at a late stadium in the product development cycle. In this chapter, an attempt is made to...

Google previewMeasurement Techniques in Space Plasmas (1998)

Particles by Robert F. Pfaff, Joseph E. Borovsky, David T. Young

Storey Quarter Luchene, 84160 Cucuron, France What is wrong with space plasma metrology is that it does not exist.

Google previewHandbook of Surface and Nanometrology, Second Edition (2010)

by David J. Whitehouse

So, dimensional metrology is the first aim because it ensures that the size of the workpiece conforms to the designer's wish. This in turn ensures that the workpiece will assemble into an engine, gearbox, gyroscope or whatever; the static ...

Google previewThe Statistician and Economist (1902)

by Louis Philippe McCarty

Metrology is the science of correct measurement in accordance with some given and definite standard. Conventional metrology is called mensuration, and comprises the measurement of anything ...

Google previewMicroComputed Tomography (2008)

Methodology and Applications by Stuart R. Stock

Metrology refers to the techniques of measurement, and it is coupled with phylogeny, the study of the evolutionary relations between species, in the second half of this chapter. The reason for coupling these seemingly dissimilar topics is that ...

Google previewCharacterisation of Areal Surface Texture (2013)

by Richard Leach

One problem in modern surface metrology is the presence of too many available parameters. It is difficult for ...

Google previewQuality Assurance for Chemistry and Environmental Science (2007)

Metrology from pH Measurement to Nuclear Waste Disposal by Günther Meinrath, Petra Schneider

Metrology is a very old practice. A measurement is a comparison. To compare is a basic human activity. The written documents from the earliest civilisations give testimony of a complex social framework whose economic basis was ...

Google previewTwentieth Century Physics (1995)

by L Brown, B Pippard, A Pais

Metrology is a branch of science which has been consistently sponsored by government since standards of weight, length and capacity were issued by royal decree in Babylon about 2500 BC. It is generally accepted that maintenance and ...

Google previewMetrology in Industry (2013)

The Key for Quality by French College of Metrology

Metrology is an essential part of the infrastructure of today's world. It enters into our lives in a multitude of ways, some direct and some indirect. National and international trade increasingly require demonstrated conformity to written standards ...



Metrology is the science and technology of measurement. Since time immemorial , reliable measurement of various commodities and quantities has been important for trade and commerce as well as for agricultural and industrial activities.

Google previewHealth Telematics for Clinical Guidelines and Protocols (1995)

by Colin Gordon, Jens Pihlkjaer Christensen

Metrology is the science of measurement. Acknowledgements This work was partly funded by the Commission of the European Communities under the AIM Exploratory Action (KAVAS (A 1021) Project) and the AIM Telematics in Health ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (2012)

by Avram Bar-Cohen

Metrology. Hardware selection preparation -Measurement equipment Sample process -Sensor integration...

MCA is staged to help the measurement engineer quickly determine the likelihood the metrology will have an acceptable U/T ratio.

Google previewA Dictionary of Forensic Science (2012)

by Suzanne Bell

ratio lysergic acid diethylamide Explosives Metrology/QA/QC/Accreditation Explosives Forensic biology/ DNA Chemistry, general Instrument/ analytical method Instrument/ analytical method Instrument/ analytical method General terminology ...

Google previewThe People's Bible Encyclopedia (1912)

Biographical, Geographical, Historical, and Doctrinal : Illustrated by Nearly Four Hundred Engravings, Maps, Chats, Etc by Charles Randall Barnes

METROLOGY, the science of weights and measures, whether these belong to money standards (coins) »r to fixed quantities of capacity or extent. " As soon as trade in the first stages of its development went beyond the simple ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry (2016)

National Metrology Institute of Japan ( NMIJ) ...

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

See Metrology. MEASURING LINE. See Metrology: Linear Measures. MEASURING ROD OR REED. See Metrology, Linear Measures. MEAT ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Semiconducting Materials & Related Technologies (2013)

by S. Mahajan, L. C. Kimerling

dimensional metrology requires knowing exactly where the edges are on the measured feature profile. There presently may be no universal answer to the inevitable question “where is the edge.” The answer to that question varies between the ...

Google previewThe Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers in America (2016)

From 1600 to the Present by John R. Shook

Adopting the pragmatism taught by Singer, Churchman contributed to propositional logic, philosophy and methodology of science, operations research, systems theory, psychology and linguistics, decision theory, metrology, and statistics.

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