Late Latin mēnsūrātiōmēnsūrātiōn-frommēnsūrātuspast participle ofmēnsūrāreto measurefrom Latin mēnsūrameasuremeasure
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Mensuration Sentence Examples
This applies not only to the geometrical principles but also to the arithmetical principles, and it is therefore of importance, in the earlier stages, to keep geometry, mensuration and arithmetic in close association with one another; mensuration forming, in fact, the link between arithmetic and geometry.
All exact relations pertaining to the mensuration of the circle involve the ratio of the circumference to the diameter.
Mensuration of the Circle.
This use of formulae for dealing with numbers, which express magnitudes in terms of units, constitutes the broad difference between mensuration and ordinary geometry, which knows nothing of units.
Mensuration involves the use of geometrical theorems, but it is not concerned with problems of geometrical construction.