Definition of stereometry
What does stereometry mean?
- [context: now rare] The science of measuring the volume of solids or solid bodies.
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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (1997)
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 ...
The popular encyclopedia (1841)
being a general dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, biography, history, and political economy
STEREOMETRY (from <meut, solid, and fa rfn, measure) ; literally, the measure of solids ; a branch of geometry, the name of which would make it applicable to the measurement of all solids, but which, in fact, is limited, by elementary geometry, ...
The domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)
with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)
Statics Stationary Statistics Statue Stature Staves-Acre Stays Steam Steam-dish Steam-engine Steel Steelyard Stereometry Stereotypes Sterling Stock Stocking Stomach Stone, or Lilh asis Stone, in mens ration Stones Storax Stove Strains ...
Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1725)
Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris
STEREOMETRY, is the Art of measuring art sorts of solid Bodies, which how to do, you will find ...
A family encyclopaedia (1831)
or, An explanation of words and things connected with all the arts and sciences ... by George Crabb
STEREOMETRY. The science which teaches the measuring of solids. STEREOTYPE. One entire solid piece of type, cast from an impression in gypsum of a page composed with moveable types. STERLING MONEY. The lawful money of Great ...
The Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion (1829)
containing nearly every word in the English Language, and exhibiting the plurals of nouns and the participles of verbs; being also particularly adapted to the use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw
STEREOMETRY. s. The art of measuring solid bodies. STEREOTYPE. s.
The etymological encyclopaedia of technical words and phrases (1832)
used in the arts and sciences, and of many words in common use, with popular quotations from foreign languages, and their translations. From the best authorities by Daniel Jay Browne
Stereometry, s. [Gr. stereos, solid, and metreo, to measure] The 218 STA— STE.
The domestic encyclopedia (1821)
or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic economy : with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts : the whole illustrated with numerous engravings and cuts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper
Statics Stationary Statistics Siatue Stature Staves-Acre Slavs Sttam Steam -dish Steam-engine Steel Steelyard Stereometry Stereotypes Sterling Stock Stecking* . Stomach Stone, or Lithi Mil Stone, in mensu ration Stones Storax Stove Strains ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
'STEREOMETRY. n.f. [r»f»( am cend scale, that the capacity of the part CD of stereometric Fr.l The an ot measuring the tube which the mercury has quitted is two of solid bodies. Harris. cubic centimetres. Then by the rule "5 X 2 g've (2.) ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1823)
or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature, enlarged and improved
Accordingly the rules given for this purpose are in general very whimsical, measures being used and combined in a way that seems quite unconnected with stereometry or the measurement of solids. The rules for calculation are even affected ...
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