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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astrometry  \As*trom"e*try\,  n.  [Astro-  +  metry.] 
  The  art  of  making  measurements  among  the  stars,  or  of 
  determining  their  relative  magnitudes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  astrometry 
  n  :  the  branch  of  astronomy  that  deals  with  the  measurement  of 
  the  position  and  motion  of  celestial  bodies 




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