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measure

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noun mea·sure \ˈmezh-ər, ˈmāzh-\

Medical Definition of measure

  1. 1:  an instrument or utensil for measuring

  2. 2:  a standard or unit of measurement; also :  a system of such measures <metric measure>




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measure

verb mea·sure

Medical Definition of measure

mea·suredmea·sur·ing \ˈmezh-(ə-)riŋ, ˈmāzh-\play

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1:  to allot or apportion in measured amounts

  3. 2:  to ascertain the measurements of

  4. 3:  to serve as a measure of <a thermometer measures temperature>

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to have a specified measurement





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