Mensuration Definition

mĕnsə-rāshən, -shə-
The act, process, or art of measuring.
Webster's New World
Measurement of geometric quantities.
American Heritage
The branch of mathematics dealing with the determination of length, area, or volume.
Webster's New World

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

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