Simple Definition of measurement
: the act or process of measuring something
: a size, length, or amount known by measuring something
Examples of measurement in a sentence
The test is for the measurement of a student's progress.
The instruments provide accurate measurement of atmospheric conditions.
The room's measurements are 30 by 15 feet.
The instruments are used for taking measurements of atmospheric conditions.
Accurate measurements are required in carpentry.
The tailor took his measurements, and his waist measurement is 36 inches.
First Known Use of measurement
MEASUREMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of measurement for Students
1 : the act of determining size, capacity, or quantity <The instruments provide accurate measurement.>
2 : the extent, size, capacity, or amount of something as has been determined <The room's measurements are 20 feet by 14 feet.>
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