metrology

[mi-trol-uh-jee]
noun, plural metrologies.
the science of weights and measures.

Origin:
1810–20; metro-1 + -logy

metrological [me-truh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
metrologically, adverb
metrologist, noun
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metrology (mɪˈtrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  the science of weights and measures; the study of units of measurement
2.  a particular system of units
 
[C19: from Greek metron measure]
 
metrological
 
adj
 
metro'logically
 
adv
 
me'trologist
 
n

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Metrology is the science of measurement and is the basis of weights and measures.
Metrology, the science of measurement, is a critical part of providing accurate and repeatable data.
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