Metrology meaning

mĕ-trŏlə-jē
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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.
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The science that deals with measurement.
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A system of measurement.
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The science of weights and measures.
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A system of weights and measures.
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(uncountable) The science of weights and measures or of measurement.
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(countable) A system of weights and measures.
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Origin of metrology

  • French métrologie from Greek metrologiā theory of ratios metron measure mē-2 in Indo-European roots -logiā -logy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek μέτρον (metron, “measure") + -logy.

    From Wiktionary