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mensuration

 [men″su-ra´shun]
the process of measuring.
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men·su·ra·tion

(men'sū-rā'shŭn),
The act or process of measuring.
[L. mensuratio, fr. mensuro, to measure]
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mensuration

(mĕn-sū-rā′shŭn) [L. mensuratio]
The process of measuring.
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