mensuration definition

  • noun:
    • The act, procedure, or art of measuring.
    • dimension of geometric amounts.
    • The branch of mathematics that handles measurement, particularly the derivation and use of algebraic formulae to measure areas , volumes and different variables of geometric figures.
    • The work, process, or art, of measuring.
    • That part of applied geometry which gives principles for choosing the length of outlines, areas of areas, and/or amounts of solids, from particular easy data of outlines and angles.
    • The work, art, or process of calculating; particularly, the work or art of determining size, location, volume, content, etc., by measurement and computation: since, the rules of mensuration; the mensuration of surfaces and solids.
    • the act or procedure of assigning figures to phenomena in accordance with a rule

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