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stereometry Syllabification: ster·e·om·e·try
Pronunciation: /ˌsterēˈämətrē/

Definition of stereometry in English:


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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