- 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.

Linear measure.

## linear measure

- 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

## linear measure

noun

- The measurement of length.
- A unit or system of units for measuring length. In both senses also called
*long measure*.