Astrometry
Astrometry As*trom"e*try, n. [Astro- + metry.] The art of making measurements among the stars, or of determining their relative magnitudes. [1913 Webster]

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  • astrometry — noun the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodies • Hypernyms: ↑astronomy, ↑uranology * * * astrometry (əˈstrɒmɪtrɪ) [f. astro + Gr. µετρία measurement.] The measurement of the apparent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • astrometry — noun Date: circa 1859 a branch of astronomy that deals with measurements (as of positions and movements) of celestial bodies • astrometric adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • astrometry — astrometric /as troh me trik/, astrometrical, adj. /euh strom i tree/, n. the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the positions and motions of the celestial bodies. Also called positional astronomy. [1865 70; ASTRO + METRY] * * …   Universalium

  • astrometry — noun /əˈstɹɒmətɹi/ That branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the positions and motions of celestial bodies, particularly stars. See Also: astrometric …   Wiktionary

  • astrometry — noun the measurement of the positions, motions, and magnitudes of stars. Derivatives astrometric adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • astrometry — as·trom·e·try …   English syllables

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