Mensuration meaning

mĕn'sə-rā'shən, -shə-
The branch of mathematics dealing with the determination of length, area, or volume.
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Measurement of geometric quantities.
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The act, process, or art of measuring.
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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.
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The act, process, or art of measuring.
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Origin of mensuration

  • Late Latin mēnsūrātiō mēnsūrātiōn- from mēnsūrātus past participle of mēnsūrāre to measure from Latin mēnsūra measure measure
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition