linear measure

noun

Definition of linear measure

1 : a measure of length
2 : a system of measures of length

First Known Use of linear measure

circa 1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Linear measure.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linear%20measure. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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