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measurement

noun mea·sure·ment \ˈme-zhər-mənt, ˈmā-\

: the act or process of measuring something

: a size, length, or amount known by measuring something

Full Definition of MEASUREMENT

1
:  the act or process of measuring
2
:  a figure, extent, or amount obtained by measuring :  dimension
3
:  measure 2b

Examples of MEASUREMENT

  1. The test is for the measurement of a student's progress.
  2. The instruments provide accurate measurement of atmospheric conditions.
  3. The room's measurements are 30 by 15 feet.
  4. The instruments are used for taking measurements of atmospheric conditions.
  5. Accurate measurements are required in carpentry.
  6. The tailor took his measurements, and his waist measurement is 36 inches.

First Known Use of MEASUREMENT

1751

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

measurement

noun mea·sure·ment \ˈmezh-ər-mənt, ˈmāzh-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEASUREMENT

1
:  the act or process of measuring
2
:  a figure, extent, or amount obtained by measuring
3
:  measure 2

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