measure off

phrasal verb

measured off; measuring off; measures off
: to measure (something) and mark its edges or its beginning and ending
They measured off a half-acre plot for the house lot.
He measured off three yards of cloth.

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“Measure off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/measure%20off. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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