measure out

phrasal verb

measured out; measuring out; measures out
: to measure and remove (something) from a larger amount
She carefully measured out three cups of flour.

Examples of measure out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bochy said that Heim’s grip and strength have measured out fine in subsequent testing and his bat speed has remained consistent with his season-long range. Evan Grant, Dallas News, 27 Aug. 2023 Tinctures usually offer flexibility in dosing by allowing users to measure out specific milligram amounts using a dropper. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 31 Aug. 2023 Fully unwrapped, the paracord measures out to 11.5 feet, longer than many more expensive bracelets on this list. Tom Price, Popular Mechanics, 30 Aug. 2023 But Take Note: Each serving is 30 drops (which is a lot to measure out) and the bottle only contains 15 servings, so the price per serving is much higher than other products on our list. Anne Cook Carroll, Ms, Parents, 3 Aug. 2023 This time Luchins asked the participants to measure out 20 units of water using containers that could hold 23, 49 and three liquid units. Merim Bilalić, Scientific American, 1 Mar. 2014 Simply measure out half a cup's worth of bleach and pour it into your toilet bowl. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, 27 July 2023 Plus, the easy-to-use packs eliminate the guesswork of measuring out detergent, making laundry day a breeze. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 21 Apr. 2023 And the dissolvable design means no more measuring out powders or dealing with clumps in your drink. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 11 July 2023 See More

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“Measure out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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