Meaning of Metrology
Metrology is the science of measurement.
Metrology may be divided depending upon the quantityto be measured like metrology of length, metrology of time.
But for engineering purposes, it is restricted tomeasurement of length and angles and other qualitieswhich are expressed in linear or angular terms.
In the broader sense it is not limited to lengthmeasurement but is also concerned with industrialinspection and its various techniques.