a combining form with the meaning “the process of measuring” that specified by the initial element: anthropometry; chronometry.

< Greek -metria action or process of measuring, equivalent to métr(on) measure (see meter2) + -ia -y3

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n combining form
indicating the process or science of measuring: anthropometry; geometry
[from Old French -metrie, from Latin -metria, from Greek, from metron measure]
adj combining form

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-metry suff.
The process or science of measuring: micrometry.

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