stereometry

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ster·e·om·e·try

(ster'ē-om'ĕ-trē),
1. Measurement of a solid object or the cubic capacity of a vessel.
2. Determination of the specific gravity of a liquid.

ster·e·om·e·try

(ster'ē-om'ĕ-trē)
1. Measurement of a solid object or the cubic capacity of a vessel.
2. Determination of the specific gravity of a liquid.

stereometry

(stĕr″ē-ŏm′ĕ-trē) [″ + metron, a measure]
The measurement of a solid body or the cubic contents of a hollow body.
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