- Linear measure is defined as a measurement of length.
An example of linear measure is using a yard stick to find out the length of a table.
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- measurement of length, as distinguished from volume, weight, etc.
- a system of measuring length, in which 12 inches = 1 foot or one in which 100 centimeters = 1 meter
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- The measurement of length.
- A unit or system of units for measuring length.