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.
Recent Examples of measurement from the Web
The Democratic advantage in the congressional generic ballot — a regular measurement of national party strength in a midterm election — has by most accounts shrunk by more than half since its peak just before Christmas.
At some point the bones went missing, so the mystery of the Nikumaroro castaway rests on Hoodless’s measurements and on the state of forensic anthropology in 1941.
The layoffs came on the same day that Premier reported a second-quarter loss of $231 million due to a one-time re-measurement of deferred taxes resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which increased income tax expense.
An initial study by the team suggests that the water underneath the shelf is warmer compared to measurements taken in the '70s.
The Jaworski-Plunkett matchup is one of the closest in Super Bowl history, by our measurement.
The veteran official defended his actions after the game, but a few days later the NFL league office banned the use of index cards as measurement tools.
Since none had packed for an extended stay, a tailor came, took their measurements and soon brought them new outfits.
An hour into deliberations jurors requested to see evidence, including photographs from the crime scene and measurements and diagrams of Gasser's vehicle.
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First Known Use of measurement
ampleness, amplitude, bigness, bulkiness, enormousness, heftiness, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, largeness, mass, massiveness, monstrousness, stupendousness, tremendousness, vastness, volume, voluminousness;
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- The instruments provide accurate measurement.
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