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Definition 1: the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule - [noun denoting act]

Samples where mensuration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the measurements were carefully done
  • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

Synonyms for mensuration in the sense of this definition

(mensuration is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring with a micrometer

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the act of making and recording a measurement

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of the properties of light (especially luminous intensity)

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of the amount of radioactive material (usually carbon 14) that an object contains; can be used to estimate the age of the object

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments

"he has a job meter reading for the gas company"

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

(... is a kind of mensuration ) locating a source of sound (as an enemy gun) by measurements of the time the sound arrives at microphones in known positions

(... is a kind of mensuration ) act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the use of a spirometer to measure vital capacity

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map

"he studied surveying at college"

(... is a kind of mensuration ) automatic transmission and measurement of data from remote sources by wire or radio or other means

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the measurement of temperature

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the measurement of changes in weight as a function of changes in temperature used as a technique of chemically analyzing substances

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea

(... is a kind of mensuration ) a generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of the elevation of land above sea level

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the measurement of tremors and shocks and undulatory movements of earthquakes

(... is a kind of mensuration ) chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays)

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring sensitivity to pain or pressure

(... is a kind of mensuration ) recording anemometrical measurements

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring wind speed and direction

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the precise measurement of angles

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement and study of the human body and its parts and capacities

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood; important in diagnosis of many respiratory diseases

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring sensitivity of hearing

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring the depths of the oceans

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of quantities of heat

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of human heads

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring the optical density of a substance by shining light on it and measuring its transmission

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measuring the dose of radiation emitted by a radioactive source

(... is a kind of mensuration ) measurement of a fetus (especially the diameter of the head)

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the measurement of specific gravity

(... is a kind of mensuration ) the measurement of viscosity

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