premeasure

verb
pre·​mea·​sure | \ ˌprē-ˈme-zhər How to pronounce premeasure (audio) , -ˈmā- \
variants: or pre-measure
premeasured or pre-measured; premeasuring or pre-measuring

Definition of premeasure

transitive verb

: to measure (something) beforehand carefully premeasure the ingredients

Other Words from premeasure

premeasured or pre-measured adjective
premeasured doses of medications a premeasured amount

First Known Use of premeasure

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Premeasure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premeasure. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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