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 for Mensuration
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mensuration \Men`su*ra"tion\, n. [L. mensuratio : cf. F.
     1. The act, process, or art, of measuring.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That branch of applied geometry which gives rules for
        finding the length of lines, the areas of surfaces, or the
        volumes of solids, from certain simple data of lines and
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena
           according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully
           done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
           [syn: measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "mensuration":
     altimetry, appraisal, appraisement, approximation, assessment,
     assize, assizement, bathymetry, biometrics, biometry, cadastration,
     calculation, cartography, chorography, computation, correction,
     craniometry, determination, estimate, estimation, evaluation,
     gauging, geodesy, geodetics, goniometry, hypsography, hypsometry,
     instrumentation, measure, measurement, measuring, metric system,
     metrology, oceanography, planimetry, psychometrics, psychometry,
     quantification, quantization, rating, stereometry, survey,
     surveying, telemetering, telemetry, topography, triangulation,

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