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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The scientific study of measurement.

Usage examples (36)
  • In science, he is famous for many developments in metrology, astronomy and seismology.
  • No there is a a whole branch of science called metrology (not meteorology) devoted to instrument calibration as has been correctly pointed out.
  • Nanometrics 'product range addresses various semiconductor manufacturing processes such as metrology, photoluminescence mapping, CMP, CVD, lithography and etch.
  • Cooperation between U.S. and E.C. metrology organizations for more
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  • Peter's studies in "meteorology" (the science of weather) and "metrology" (the science of weights and measures) came in handy when he sailed the Pacific.
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