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stereometry

Line breaks: stere¦om|etry
Pronunciation: /ˌstɛrɪˈɒmətri
 
, ˌstɪərɪ-/

Definition of stereometry in English:

noun

[mass noun] Geometry
The measurement of solid bodies.
Example sentences
  • When, later, in stereometry [solid geometry], an appeal was made to my imagination, it went a bit better, but in school I never excelled in that subject.
  • First Plato identifies a group of five rather than four sciences and decries the neglect of his proposed fifth science, stereometry (solid geometry), with a probable allusion to Archytas.
  • It is, rather, a handbook for philosophy students, written to illustrate how arithmetic, geometry, stereometry, music, and astronomy are interrelated.

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