Definition of the noun stereometry
What does stereometry mean as a name of something?
- [context: now rare] The science of measuring the volume of solids or solid bodies.
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The Popular encyclopedia (1862)
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STEREOMETRY (from m(m, solid, and yie«rjS», ...
Encyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)
Stereometry (from mpm. solid, and praw, measure) ; literally, the measure of solids ; a branch of geometry, tiie name of which would make it applicable to the measurement of all solids, but which, in fact, is limited, by elementary geometry, to a ...
by Helaine Selin
Stereometry is found in the fourth and fifth chapters and concerns the computation of volumes or capacities of cubes, parallelepipeds, pyramids, spheres, as well as that of various prisms, dikes, moat walls, ditches, excavations, and cylindrical ...
by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)
Stereometry. GAY. a. Airy, bonny, blithe, boon, cavalier, debonnair, facetious, finical, flippant, genial, gent, gim, jimmy, gleeful, jant, jaunty, juvenile, modish, lusory, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyous, ...
by Johann Georg Heck
STEREOMETRY, OR THE GEOMETRY OF SOLIDS. . f 1. OF THE POSITION OF LINES AND PLANES IN SPACE. ( □ Through one or two points, as well as through one straight line, innumerable planes may pass. Only one, however, can pass ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
* STEREOMETRY, n.s. [n<»« and jur;ci; stereometric, Fr. ] ...
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Scrabble value of S1T1E1R1E1O1M3E1T1R1Y4
The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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