from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The mensuration of plane surfaces, or that part of geometry which regards lines and plane figures.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The mensuration of plane surfaces; -- distinguished from
stereometry, or the mensuration of volumes.
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- noun mathematics The
measurementof distances, anglesand areason a plane, especially on a map
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plani- + -metry
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Find the surface of each area by planimetry and multiply this value with the runoff coefficient of that particular area (average reduction factor at the end of the design period) to find the surface of the reduced tributary area;
In drying, the gelatine contracts, and, necessarily, causes a deformation of the tissue, which curls up at the edges and loses its planimetry.
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