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pho·tom·e·try

 (fō-tŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of the properties of light, especially luminous intensity.

pho′to·met′ric (fō′tə-mĕt′rĭk), pho′to·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
pho′to·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
pho·tom′e·trist n.

photometry

(fəʊˈtɒmɪtrɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the measurement of the intensity of light
2. (General Physics) the branch of physics concerned with such measurements
photometric adj
ˌphotoˈmetrically adv
phoˈtometrist n

pho•tom•e•try

(foʊˈtɒm ɪ tri)

n.
the measurement of the intensity of light or of relative illuminating power.
[1815–25; < New Latin photometria. See photo-, -metry]
pho`to•met′ric (-təˈmɛ trɪk) pho`to•met′ri•cal, adj.
pho•tom′e•trist, pho`to•me•tri′cian (-ˈtrɪʃ ən) n.

pho·tom·e·try

(fō-tŏm′ĭ-trē)
The measurement of the intensity, brightness, or other properties of light.

photometry

the measurement of the intensity of light. — photometrician, photometrist, n. — photometric, adj.
See also: Light
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photometry - measurement of the properties of light (especially luminous intensity)
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
cytophotometry - the study of chemical compounds inside a cell by means of a cytophotometer
Translations

photometry

[fəʊˈtɒmɪtrɪ] Nfotometría f
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