Measuring vs Mensuration - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between measuring and mensuration

is that measuring is act of measurement while mensuration is the branch of mathematics that deals with measurement, especially the derivation and use of algebraic formulae to measure the areas, volumes and different parameters of geometric figures.

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measuring

English

• Noun

(en noun)
• Act of measurement.
• * 1899 , Self Culture (volume 8, page 683)
• The repeated measurings of one monument result in a mean approximation to something actually existing, and this is an excellent definition of an average.

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mensuration

English

Noun

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• The branch of mathematics that deals with measurement, especially the derivation and use of algebraic formulae to measure the areas, volumes and different parameters of geometric figures.
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• With the passage of time I have realized that the illustrations can also serve, to some extent, to make mensuration more readily possible.

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