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n. pl. me·trol·o·gies
1. The science that deals with measurement.
2. A system of measurement.
[French métrologie, from Greek metrologiā, theory of ratios : metron, measure; see mē- in Indo-European roots + -logiā, -logy.]
met′ro·log′i·cal (mĕt′rə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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n, pl -gies
1. (Units) the science of weights and measures; the study of units of measurement
2. (Units) a particular system of units
[C19: from Greek metron measure]
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me•trol•o•gy(mɪˈtrɒl ə dʒi)
the science of weights and measures.
met•ro•log•i•cal (ˌmɛ trəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
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the study and science of measures and weights. — metrologist, n. — metrological, adj.See also: Measurement
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The study or science of weights and measures.
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