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me·trol·o·gy

 (mĕ-trŏl′ə-jē)
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.
met′ro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
me·trol′o·gist n.

metrology

(mɪˈtrɒlədʒɪ)
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]
metrological adj
ˌmetroˈlogically adv
meˈtrologist n

me•trol•o•gy

(mɪˈtrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science of weights and measures.
[1810–20]
met•ro•log•i•cal (ˌmɛ trəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
met`ro•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
me•trol′o•gist, n.

metrology

the study and science of measures and weights. — metrologist, n. — metrological, adj.
See also: Measurement

metrology

The study or science of weights and measures.
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metrology

noun
The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:
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