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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 previewMachine Tool Metrology (2016)

An Industrial Handbook by Graham T. Smith

The term Stereometry is a concept in machine tool verification that has often been either dismissed, or simply overlooked, but it is concerned with the volumetric content of a range of geometric shapes. However, this volumetric concept can be ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

Art or science of measuring solids, a branch of geometry dealing with solid figures: stereometric therefore pertains to stereometry or solid geometry. Stereometrically pure forms would include the *cone, cube, *pyramid, and sphere , and were ...

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

by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)

Stereometry. G.A.Y. a. Airy, bonny, blithe, boon, cavalier, debonnair, facetious, finical, flippant, genial, gent, gim, gimmy, gleeful, jant, jaunty, juvenile, modish, lusory, jocund, jolly, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary (1821)

by William Grimshaw

STEREOMETRY. s. The art of measuring solid bodies. G. stereos, solid, and metreo, to measure. STEREOTYPE. s. Stereotype printing is by types cast ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

OL-U-BL insoluble soluble voluble OL-VA-BL insolvable revolvable solvable OM-E-TRI barometry cardiometry geometry optometry photometry psychometry seismometry sociometry stereometry trigonometry OM-E-TUR barometer biometer.

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Scrabble value of S1T1E1R1E1O1M3E1T1R1Y4

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