Measurement meaning

mĕzhər-mənt
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Measurement is defined as the act of measuring or the size of something.

An example of measurement means the use of a ruler to determine the length of a piece of paper.

An example of measurement is 15" by 25".

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A system of measuring or of measures.
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A method of determining quantity, capacity, or dimension. Several systems of measurement exist, each one comprising units whose amounts have been arbitrarily set and agreed upon by specific groups. While the United States Customary System remains the most commonly used system of measurement in the United States, the International System is accepted all over the world as the standard system for use in science.
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Extent, quality, or size as determined by measuring; dimension.

A waist measurement of 32 inches.

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A measuring or being measured; mensuration.
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The act of measuring or the process of being measured.
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The act of measuring.
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The dimension, quantity, or capacity determined by measuring.

The measurements of a room.

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The bust, waistline, and hip dimensions of a woman.
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Magnitude (extent or amount) determined by measurement.
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A system of measuring.

Measurement in miles.

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Origin of measurement

  • measure +"Ž -ment

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