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stereometry

stereometry. Art or science of measuring solids. Branch of geometry dealing with solid figures. Stereometric therefore pertains to stereometry or solid geometry. Stereometrically pure forms would include the cone, cube, pyramid, and sphere, and were important elements in Neo-Classicism.

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stereometry

ster·e·om·e·try / ˌsterēˈämitrē; ˌsti(ə)r-/ • n. Geom. the measurement of solid bodies.

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