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me·trol·o·gy

(mĕ-trol'ŏ-jē)
1. The science of weights and measures.
2. The arithmetic of pharmacy and its application to dosage, preparation, compounding, and dispensing of medication.
[G. metron, measure, + logos, study]

metrology

The science and technology of measurement (e.g., of body parts or chemical reagents).
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This uncertainty swirling around the constants could cause headaches for metrologists. No law of physics prohibits the constants from changing ever so slightly in time or space--though scientists haven't found conclusive evidence that they do.
The metrologist should keep in mind that more nominal values tested represent a lower uncertainty but higher cost of calibration,
For example, an industrial metrologist working in the automobile industry may design an evaluation for a car's crash detection system.
Vinquiry is fortunate to have a metrologist on staff to perform this service, and it also owns National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)-certified weights.
Because the tooling Riverside Machine needed measured was very large, the GKS metrologist went onsite to Riverside Machine's facility.
Birmingham metrologist John Kings said baking temperatures on this scale only hit the UK at most twice a decade.
A metrologist is one who practices the application of metrology.
Kelley Larson, metrologist at Arizona Weights & Measures, came to Calibron to research, witness, and possibly certify the proving results.
The translator does not claim to be a metrologist, but, given his publication record noted on the back cover, he surely could have examined the Index Islamicus, The Encyclopaedia of Islam, or at least consulted experts on the subject.
Mrs Ralph, a writer and her husband, David, 35, a metrologist , have had four treatments after being on the waiting list in Durham for four years.
Conceding Taylor's skills as "an accurate metrologist and a learned biblical scholar," the reviewer went on to lament that his theory was wholly lacking in support.