Meaning of MENSURATION in English

ˌmen(t)səˈrāshən, ˌmenchəˈ- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Late Latin mensuration-, mensuratio, from mensuratus, + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

1. : the act, process, art, or an instance of measuring : measurement

problems in mensuration and rudimentary astronomy — Times Literary Supplement

2. : the application of geometry to the computation of lengths, areas, or volumes from given dimensions or angles

3. : the temporal relationships between the note values in mensural notation comparable to the different meters of the modern system

customary for those reading … notation to deduce the mensuration from the context — Score

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