meaning of -metry

-metry meaning in Etymology Dictionary

word-forming factor indicating "process of measuring," Middle English -metrie, from Middle French -metrie, from Latin -metria, from Greek -metria "a measuring of," from -metros "measurer of," from metron "measure" (see meter (n.2)).


-metry meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix denoting the art, procedure, or science, of measuring;u000du000a as, acidmetry, chlorometry, chronometry.


-metry meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix denoting the art, procedure, or research, of measuring; because, acidmetry, chlorometry, chronometry.