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Definition of the noun stereometry

What does stereometry mean as a name of something?


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

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen 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 ...

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 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 previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

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 previewThe 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 ...

Google previewLexicon 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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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.) ...

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