## 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

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- His largest work,Trattato generale di numeri e misure, is a comprehensive mathematical treatise, including arithmetic, geometry,
**mensuration**, and algebra as far as quadratic equations (Venice, 1556, 1560). - For the subjects under this heading see the articles CONIC SECTIONS; CIRCLE; CURVE; GEOMETRICAL CONTINUITY; GEOMETRY, Axioms of; GEOMETRY, Euclidean; GEOMETRY, Projective; GEOMETRY, Analytical; GEOMETRY, Line; KNOTS, MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF;
**MENSURATION**; MODELS; PROJECTION; Surface; Trigonometry. - These applications are sometimes treated under arithmetic, sometimes under algebra; but it is more convenient to regard graphics as a separate subject, closely allied to arithmetic, algebra,
**mensuration**and analytical geometry. - The difficulty first arises in elementary
**mensuration**, where it is partly met by associating arithmetical and geometrical measurement with the cardinal and the ordinal aspects of number respectively (see Arithmetic). - In actual practice, surds mainly arise out of
**mensuration**; and we can then give an exact definition by graphical methods.

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