## Another word for mensuration

The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:

measure, measurement, metrology. See big

The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:

measure, measurement, metrology. See big

- 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. - General aspects of the subject are considered under
**Mensuration**; Vector Analysis; Infinitesimal Calculus. - 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. - Similarly, analytical plane geometry deals with the curve described by a point moving in a particular way, while analytical plane
**mensuration**deals with the figure generated by an ordinate moving so that its length varies in a particular manner depending on its position.

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