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Metrology is the scientific study of measurement.

Legal metrology is the part of metrology where regulations are implemented in order to ensure an appropriate level of credibility in measurement results, whenever conflicting interests exist, or when incorrect measurement results may adversely affect individuals or society itself.

(Not to be confused with meteorology
the study of the processes and phenomena of the atmosphere, especially as a means of forecasting the weather.)


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