photometry
noun Etymology: New Latin photometria, from phot- + -metria -metry Date: 1824 a branch of science that deals with measurement of the intensity of light; also the practice of using a photometer

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  • Photometry — Pho*tom e*try, n. [Cf. F. photom[ e]trie.] That branch of science which treats of the measurement of the intensity of light. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • photometry — The measurement of the intensity of light. * * * pho·tom·e·try fō täm ə trē n, pl tries a branch of science that deals with measurement of the intensity of light also the practice of using a photometer * * * pho·tom·e·try (fo tomґə tre)… …   Medical dictionary

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