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  • n. The measurement of the diameters of heavenly bodies, their relative distances, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The apart or practice of measuring the diameters of heavenly bodies, their relative distances, etc. See heliometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of using the heliometer; also (rarely), the art of making measurements upon the sun.

Etymologies

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helio- + -metry

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