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Process or science of measuring: isometry.
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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]
-metric adj combining form
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a combining form with the meaning “the process of measuring” that specified by the initial element: anthropometry.
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