from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of measuring, observing, or studying the general cloudiness of the sky.
  • noun The art of measuring the size, growth, and other changes of a particular cloud.
  • noun The application of the photogrammeter to cloud-work.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun analytical chemistry The measurement of the concentration of a solution, suspension or dispersion based upon its light-scattering properties.
  • noun Technique used to determine levels of antibodies or antigens in a suspension based up its light-scattering properties.


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