Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, late 16th century
Examples of Mensuration in a sentence
"Careful mensuration is a part of every baking experiment."
"I had to improve my mensuration skills before I could call myself a carpenter."
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This noun comes from the Latin word "mensurare," which means "to measure."
Did you Know?
Carpenters know how important mensuration is; the saying "measure twice, cut once" reminds anyone working with wood that an accurate mensuration the first time saves time and material.