- the science of weights and measures
- pl. -·gies a system of weights and measures
Origin of metrologymetro- + -logy
- The science that deals with measurement.
- A system of measurement.
Origin of metrologyFrench métrologie from Greek metrologiā theory of ratios metron measure ; see mē-2 in Indo-European roots. -logiā -logy
(countable and uncountable, plural metrologies)
From Ancient Greek Î¼ÎÏ„ÏÎ¿Î½ (metron, “measure") + -logy.
metrology - Computer Definition
The science of weights and measures. Metrology is an important part of semiconductor manufacturing where high-resolution tools are required to measure the tiny elements in a chip that continue to decrease year after year.