Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or performed by stereometry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to stereometry; performed or obtained by stereometry.

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  • adjective Of or relating to stereometry; performed or obtained by stereometry.

Etymologies

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Compare French stéréométrique.

Examples

  • Given that every right-angled triangle is infinitely divisible into two triangles of it own type (by dropping a perpendicular from the right-angle vertex to the hypotenuse, the resulting two smaller right triangles are both similar to the original triangle) the equilateral or square faces of the solids and thus the stereometric solids themselves have no minimal size.

    Plato's Timaeus

  • It was found that synthetic sugars with three and nine carbon atoms are converted into alcohol and carbon dioxide by yeast as readily as grape sugar which contains six carbon atoms, but that, after slight modification in the stereometric configuration of the molecule, the latter is completely unaffected by the same enzyme.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1902 - Presentation Speech

  • In the case of the compounds under discussion Fischer succeeded in determining fully not only the way in which the atoms are bound in the atomic complexes, the molecules, but also the position of the atoms relative to one another or, in other words, the stereometric configuration of the molecules.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1902 - Presentation Speech

  • But also on this point later researches have acknowledged him to be in the right, and nowadays also other genetic scientists admit that the theory of the localization of the hereditary factors within the chromosomes is not an abstract way of thinking but corresponds to a stereometric reality.

    Physiology or Medicine 1933 - Presentation Speech

  • The researchers used stereometric digital photogrammetry and computer vision techniques to reconstruct the 3D positions and 3D velocities of the individual birds in the flock from the consecutive shots of the flock, which were taken at 10 frames per second.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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