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Definition of the noun stereometry

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  1. [context: now rare] The science of measuring the volume of solids or solid bodies.

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Google previewThe Popular encyclopedia (1862)

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STEREOMETRY (from m(m, solid, and yie«rjS», ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures

In fact, the geometry of the Jiuzhang suanshu is not precisely an autonomous body of knowledge and consists essentially in a threefold compilation of problems pertaining to planimetry, stereometry, and right-angled triangles. Planimetry is ...

Google previewDictionary of the Synonymous Words and Technical Terms in the English Language (1806)

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, ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1852)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Education and Human Development (2015)

by Stephen J. Farenga, Immanuel Ness

Richter's article “Stereometry Made Easy” (stereometry refers to the measurement of solid geometric figures) allowed children to explore with solid geometric blocks and also extend the notion of shape identification to the actual measurement ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* STEREOMETRY, n.s. [n<»« and jur;ci; stereometric, Fr. ] ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

stereometry Art or science of measuring solids, a branch of geometry dealing with solid figures: stereometric therefore ...

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Video shows what stereometry means. The science of measuring the volume of solids or solid bodies.. Stereometry Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of S1T1E1R1E1O1M3E1T1R1Y4

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