## mensuration

men·su·ra·tion- the act, process, or art of measuring
- the branch of mathematics dealing with the determination of length, area, or volume

Origin of mensuration

Late Latin*mensuratio*; from

*mensuratus,*past participle of

*mensurare,*to measure ; from Classical Latin

*mensura,*measure

## mensuration

noun

- The act, process, or art of measuring.
- Measurement of geometric quantities.

Origin of mensuration

Late Latin*m&emacron;ns&umacron;r&amacron;ti&omacron;*

*, m&emacron;ns&umacron;r&amacron;ti&omacron;n-*, from

*m&emacron;ns&umacron;r&amacron;tus*, past participle of

*m&emacron;ns&umacron;r&amacron;re*,

*to measure*, from Latin

*m&emacron;ns&umacron;ra*,

*measure*; see

**measure**.

*Related Forms:*

**men′su·ra′tive**adjective

## mensuration

Noun

(*uncountable*)

- The branch of mathematics that deals with measurement, especially the derivation and use of algebraic formulae to measure the areas, volumes and different parameters of geometric figures.